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  • March 09, 2013: Morning on a bicycle - Exploring Pagodas

    Today I was off on a bicycle (USD2/day). I was not anatomically aligned with bicycle saddle which made the day's trip "interesting" - Here a sign indicating 13th century construction

    mar 09 pagoda sign

    Brick pagoda

    mar 09 1160 brick pagoda

    Brick pagoda with a bit of the stucco facade visible

    mar 09 1162 pagoda offering

    mar 09 1163 pagoda 2

    Early morning light gives a creamy color to the temples

    mar 09 1164 pagoda 3

    mar 09 1165 4 structures

    mar 09 1167 tall pagoda

    Temple goats

    mar 09 1170 pagoda goats

    mar 09 1175 pagoda and trees

    mar 09 1176 overgrown pagoda

    mar 09 1179 cone stupa

    mar 09 1181 pagoda

    mar 09 1182 pink pagoda

    mar 09 1184 3 pagodas

    mar 09 1186 large pagoda

    Refreshments

    mar 09 1187 pagoda refreshments

    Golden stupa

    mar 09 1189 gold pagoda

    mar 09 1191 pagoda complex

    mar 09 1192 pagoda complex

    mar 09 1194 pagoda complex

    mar 09 1195 pagoda stupas

    mar 09 1199 stupas

    mar 09 1202 brick stupa

    mar 09 1204 brick stupa

    Here is a small home adjacent to a temple

    mar 09 1205 stupa home

    This friendly little girl - with thanaka on her cheeks

    mar 09 1206 stupa kids

    With her two brothers

    mar 09 1209 stupa kids

    mar 09 1211 crumbling stupa

    mar 09 1212 stupas

    The Buddha inside

    mar 09 1213 stupa buddha

    From the side

    mar 09 1217 buddha door

    mar 09 1219 stupa entrance

    mar 09 1221 pagoda

    mar 09 1225 stupa girl

    mar 09 1226 bicycle boy

    mar 09 1229 brick pagoda

    mar 09 1230 brick pagoda

    mar 09 1233 brick pagoda

    mar 09 1235 pagoda buddha

    mar 09 1239 restored pagoda

    mar 09 1241 sand paintings for sale

    mar 09 1243 real or synthetic

    mar 09 1245 brick pagoda framed

    mar 09 1248 long walk pagoda

    mar 09 1250 pagoda reconstruction

    mar 09 1253 golden spire

    mar 09 1258 golden temple

    mar 09 1260 pagoda weeds

    mar 09 1263 stupa

    mar 09 1265 horse cart

    mar 09 1273 white pagoda

    mar 09 1277 two white pagodas

    mar 09 1279 white temple

    mar 09 1281 pagoda tops

    mar 09 1286 cone spire

    mar 09 1289 buddha

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    C. Frank Starmer

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