Real Fantasy Cities

It is easy to forget that there are places in our world that are as fantastic as anywhere in a fantasy world. Popa Taungkalat is one such place.

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In could be home to Tolkienesque king or the lair of some fiendish creature – imagine a dragon standing proud and erect on the edge, ready to leap off. In reality it is a monastery with 777 steps leading up to it. What secret wisdom could a party of adventures discover here?