Mount Popa in all its glory
Crowds heading up during a full moon festival
Some of the 777 stairs to the top
Nat (spirit) temple atop
Another Nat temple atop
View from Popa
Barbed wire, because... ?
Baby macaque
Mass transport
Making peanut oil
Hard worker
Peanut oil
Making sweets (palm sugar & coconut)
Fine palm alcohol destilery
Future sambal

While in Bagan, one might just as well make a trip to Mount Popa. This surreal volcano reaches 1518m above see level and hosts a buddhist monastery on top. The monastery itself is not particularly beautiful, but seeing it on top of that volcano is definitely worth the trip.