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Beautiful and awe-inspiring shot!
My wife and I were curious how much, if any, retouching was needed as that looks ethereal and almost magical.
I am no expert at post processing, but here is what I did. I shot this in RAW format and used lightroom2 to apply the "Cloudy" setting. That did not change the image much, just warmed it up a little. I lightened the foreground a little and bumped up the clarity. That's about it. I plan on posting a couple of the other shots I took with no PP so you can see it untouched. The scene did not need much help. The words you used to describe it all came to me when I saw it as well.
Thanks for the great comments. You made my day!