14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Family picnic under “Krishna’s Butter Ball” in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India.

In the ancient town of Mahabalipuram, India, a family picnics in the shade of Vaan Irai Kal, a massive and seemingly precariously balanced granite boulder said to be a dollop of butter from the gods, earning it the name, “Krishna’s Butter Ball”.

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Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
Copyright: © Gary Bush