Gold

Challenge #7 in the Halcyon series. Hosted by Karthik L P.
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Anything made out of gold goes. If there are human elements, gold must be the center of interest in the photograph.
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Golden Rock, Kyaiktiyo Pagoda Myanmar
by DidierV
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The rock is completely covered with gold leaves deposited by the pilgrims.This place is magical, thousands of pilgrims flock to the top of the mountain to the Golden Rock everyday. Kyaiktiyo is the second holiest place in Myanmar after the Shwedagon pagoda in Yangoon. Only men are allowed to touch the Golden Rock, which according to the legend is held in equilibrium with a hair of Buddha.
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Submitted: Thursday, 26th September, 2013 00:20 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 14th April, 2013
Focal length: 20 mm
Shutter speed: 4/5 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 160
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