14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Exposed roots on a hiking trail

Roots often form natural steps for many hiking trails after years of being trodden on. This particular trail cuts through a lush tropical rainforest in Malaysia. The intricate root patterns leading deeper into the forest seemed to convey a sense of mysteriousness.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Menglembu, Malaysia
Copyright: © Pritpal Singh