Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite

Shwe In Dein, Inle, Burma

“He who has seen one cathedral ten times has seen something; he who has seen ten cathedrals once has seen but little; and he who has spent half an hour in each of a hundred cathedrals has seen nothing at all.” – Mark Twain, Innocents Abroad

Marcus, Hadyn and I lost count of the religious structures surrounding us. A thousand temples, a million stupas; myriad incense sticks and faded flower offerings; an abundant population of Buddhas and an endless collection of golden spires. At Shwe In Dein, on the shores of Burma’s Inle Lake, we will finally succumb to “pagoda burnout”: having witnessed an infinite number of spiritual monuments, we can no longer remember what we have seen at all…

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12 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite

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  6. Magnificent architecture! Inspiring photos. Thanks for sharing Too Mutch For Words. Brings nice memories from Thailand.
    I love the quote by Mark Twain.

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