13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Barren Desert Land with Colorful People

Colorful people in the barren desert town of Jaisalmer, India. This photo is from inside the Jaisalmer Fort (Sonar Quila) which is a living fort and about 1/4th of the population of the town lives inside the fort. The area is all sand and barren but made colorful and beautiful by the rich culture and heritage of the people.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 04.2015
Photo Location: JAisalmer, India
Camera: X100S
Copyright: © Sumit Gupta