15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A student hangs on a windowless door at school in Mandalay, Myanmar

Phaung Daw Oo monastic school, home to nearly 10,000 students, occupies little more than a city block in Mandalay, Myanmar. The students are wise beyond their years and curriculum, which this one in particular seems to suggest in her wry smile.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Mandalay, Myanmar
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Adam Trunell