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Places only dreamed or imagined ... #10

Posted by
: Helen : (ATM Helen is photographing in, Australia) on 20 February 2007 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Po Win Taung Caves complex named after U Po Win, a famous alchemist who once lived there. and is spread over a 'reclining Buddha' shaped hill. These 947 hand-hewn chambers are filled with something like 446,444 of Buddha images carved out of solid sandstone. They still contain spectacular murals in beautiful condition that are over 700 years old.

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Lazy Aussie from Australia

space and claustrophobia.

20 Feb 2007 5:29am

Manuela Photography from Hainburg (near Frankfurt/Main), Germany

I like everything about this photo! Superb.

20 Feb 2007 9:16am

@Manuela Photography: Thanks for being such a positive and faithful visitor Manuela.

Jerry from Tampa, United States

Wonderful capture Helen! Love the tones - this sure will be a keepsake! Thank you for sharing such an interesting place!

20 Feb 2007 10:40am

@Jerry: This place is a keepsake in my head Jerry. Thanks for visiting.

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

I like the light coming from the arches...

20 Feb 2007 12:34pm

Imaginate Studios from East Lansing, United States

great shot I love the lighting and the patterns.

20 Feb 2007 1:30pm

Evie Sears from Fairfax, United States

Very nice photo. Great light, great exposure, great composition. Good job.

20 Feb 2007 1:32pm

filipe franco from Lagoa, Azores, Portugal

wonderful shot, great work!!

20 Feb 2007 1:37pm

Craiger from Vacaville, California, United States

Beautifully documented! Worthy of National Geographic!

20 Feb 2007 1:52pm

Michael Zhang from New York City, United States

And the windows in front of each statue provide great lighting. Wonderful shot and perspective.

20 Feb 2007 3:54pm

Ann Kravitz from Florence NJ, United States

I have to agree with Craiger. Beautfully documented! Worthy of National Geographic. This picture typifies the reason why I love your work.

20 Feb 2007 4:42pm

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada


20 Feb 2007 5:04pm

Bronnie from Christchurch, New Zealand

What a beautiful shot, and of a wonderful place. Like the others have said the lighting and the rhythm of the placement of the statues is caught exceptionally well.

20 Feb 2007 6:05pm

Ahraht from Loures, Portugal

yes. I could only imagine until you post it. Thanks for sharing your wonderful pictures.

20 Feb 2007 11:47pm

Sathiyan from Bangalore, India

Then I stay in dream land :)
Beautiful catch!

21 Feb 2007 12:59pm

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Wonderful capture. Makes me want to go there someday.

27 Feb 2007 7:05pm