Nestled in the timeless jungle forests of Myanmar lies the surreal village of Indein filled with over 1,000 crumbling Buddhist pagodas built in the 14th century. Amusing Planet writes, “The village is reached only by boat through the Inn Thein creek, a long narrow foliage-cloaked canal that wind through the dense overgrowth. The scenic 8km boat ride from Inle Lake can be made only in the rainy season and winter, and not in summer as the water becomes too shallow.” Visitors to the small village climb a long flight of stairs to arrive at the dense jungle forest above, and two sets of pagodas — Nyaung Ohak and Shwe Inn Thein. Great Big Story took their cameras to the pagoda forest and you can watch it in full above, and check out some of the extraordinary photos below.
Photos by: AllPointsEast.com, Krist Setwayan on Flickr, Billieve.com, Panoramio.com, Panoramio.com, RosewayTravel.com, TreasureIllustrated.com,
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