Air Superiority

Asia's two most famous temple sites — Cambodia's Angkor Wat and Burma's Bagan — each have their partisans. Some say that Angkor's location amid dense foliage lends its ruins a heightened sense of mystery and romance. Others argue that the dry plain of Bagan provides a [an error occurred while processing this directive] superior experience because there is no jungle to obstruct the view of its thousands of temples and pagodas. Given that operators at both places offer views from hot-air balloons, the debate can also be conducted in the air.

The Angkor balloon is tethered 1 km away from the actual...

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