14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A man prays in Tirta Empul's Holy Springs

In Bali, Indonesia, a lot of temples have Holy Springs in which men and women follow a strict protocol line up in front of several fountains and wash their faces with the water. Water is a key element, a sacred one that needs to be preserved.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Tirta Empul, Indonesia
Camera: X-T1
Copyright: © Guillaume Flandre