13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mesmerizing blue lotus in Kerala, India.

While hiking through the Thekkady spice plantations in the state of Kerala on my trip to India, I stumbled upon this magnificent solitary blue lotus floating in a well. I always found the lotus flower to be humble yet majestic, and this photo captures why.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Thekkady, India
Camera: DSC-HX50V
Copyright: © P R