14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Little bird perched in front of a temple in Mongolia

While traveling around Mongolia, I visited Kharkhorin, an ancient capital of the Mongol Empire. There, perched in front of a temple, a sparrow appeared as the perfect embodiment of harmony and zen.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 06.2016
Photo Location: Kharkhorin, Mongolia
Camera: E-M10
Copyright: © Coralie Duperrin