Patrik Wallner, known for his skate videos shot in exotic locations, took a week off to visit Burma. Instead of putting his camera down, however, he captured the beautiful scenes below from the weightless perspective of a hot air balloon. Seeing “all the temples illuminated by the morning light was really a magical experience which I can’t stress enough for you to try for yourself if you happen to go to that side of the world!” he says.
Thousands gathered recently at a rally for the opposition party National League of Democracy candidates outside the town of Mawlamyine in southern Myanmar. In the past year, Myanmar’s government has loosened restrictions on political campaigning and implemented other reforms.
[Image: Kira Kay]