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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Heart of the Circle

You could hear the drums from about a block away. This area in Parc du Mont Royal in Montreal was sprawling with drummers. This man played at the center of the circle, I was surprised to see Lady Liberty on this other man's shirt here in the center of Montreal. A symbol of French and US history alive today. This drum circle transcended class and status it was made up of local musicians, students, working class families, artists, and the homeless.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Montreal, Canada
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Copyright: © John Kovalsky