21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Traveller In Bagan

Embraced by the enchanting fog of a winter morning in Bagan, Myanmar, the photograph 'Traveller In Bagan' unfolds a timeless scene of a local villager navigating his old-style cow vehicle amidst the historical pagodas. The rustic charm of the traditional transportation method juxtaposes against the grandeur of Bagan's ancient monuments, creating a captivating visual narrative. The soft morning sunlight bathes the scene in a warm glow, illuminating the historical pagodas in the background and casting a serene ambiance over the entire frame. The image encapsulates the fusion of everyday life and historical richness that defines the cultural tapestry of Bagan.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Bagan, Myanmar
Camera: X-H1
Copyright: © Pyae Phyo Thet Paing