12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
At dusk

A lahooti plays his Nafir, means a Pakistani buffalo horn, at dusk, Balochistan, Pakistan, June 25, 2014. Lahootis are Shia' pilgrimage who travel to the Noorani’s shrine in Dhureji, Balochistan. Journey to Lahoot starts at the last day of festival of Lal Qalandar Shahbaz. Lahootis travel in small and large caravans. They select a leader and as a rule, no member can do anything without permission of group leader.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Baluchistan, Pakistan
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Yasuo Osakabe