15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A shopkeeper cleans outside of her store in Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang is a jungle outpost in north Sumatra, Indonesia. It is a popular location to observe Sumatran Orangutans in the wild, and has recently experienced several problems related to conservation as a result of increased tourism. This photo was taken on a backstreet in Bukit Lawang as the sun was shining through a small fire.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Bukit Lawang, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Matt Stirn