Monday, 7 June 2010

The Guardians


... on the side 'altars' of the old city entrance
Bagan, Burma/Myanmar

13 comments:

tapirgal said...

Anyone who has the chance to experience different cultures is a fortunate person. I really enjoy your discoveries.

Sylvia K said...

I feel the same way as tapirgal and I do so enjoy you discoveries! Thank you for sharing them with us. I have traveled a lot, but haven't been to the Far East. Hope you have a great week!

Sylvia

Joanne said...

Já tive quase quase a publicar estas fotos.....!!!:))

Jacob said...

Very interesting. Don't look very much like "guards," though. I guess you gotta believe.

Photo Cache said...

I'd say you are so lucky to travel widely and experience these cultures.

Have a lovely week.

Barb said...

Very cool photos,are the vases of flowers offerings?....Barb

Pooch Morning Glory said...

they look gentle for guards, but maybe powerful.
i wouldnt risk it..
~laura

Deepak Acharya said...

I guess fellow blogger tapirgal is right :0

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

What history there must be in those gates Jose.

Cezar and Léia said...

Esse lugar é mesmo incrível, que cultura tão diferente.Lindas fotos!
Léia

Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

We have a similar thing o'er here. We call it Ayyanar Silai.. Its like the guardian of every village..

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Rajesh said...

Beautifully shot from the side altars.

Thomas C B Chua said...

Wonderful photos. U r very perceptive and captured the mood in your subjects. Tks for sharing.