16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Gateway to Heaven

I woke early in the morning, hopped on my scooter and made my way to this quiet temple in Northern Bali. As the clouds cleared, the view of Mt. Agung against the soft sunrise broke out before me. Known as the Gateway to Heaven, you truly feel in the presence of something otherworldly.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Amed, Indonesia
Camera: iPhone 6s
Copyright: © Stephanie Nordlund