MOUNT POPA

MOUNT POPA

STAIRS, MONKEYS AND ONE BEAUTIFUL VIEW.

Yes, Myanmar does have a few volcanos. Lucky for us, these ones are nice and extinct which makes hiking up them just that little bit more enjoyable, knowing there is no immediate danger of being explosively blown off the top of it. Mount Popa and the Buddhist monastery of Taung Kalat, sitting atop a bizarrely formed volcanic plug to the southwest, is a fascinating little place and well-worth the aching calf muscles at the end of it.

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