6th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Hiding from the ticket inspector, these women perch precariously between train coaches.

"I took this photo while traveling on this train's rooftop,” says Adnan. "In a country like Bangladesh, there are many people who live beside the railway and the railway becomes part and parcel of their lives." Those who could not afford to buy a ticket clambered on top with Andan or teetered between coaches.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2008
Date Uploaded: 10.2008
Photo Location: Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Copyright: © Wahid Adnan