13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Blaze of the Galaxy

The Milky Way lights up the sky above traditional rondavels in the Transkei region of South Africa. The stillness of the land and the distant roar of the Indian Ocean accompanied by the stars made for an eye-opening experience.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Coffee Bay, South Africa
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Philip Nix