13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Making room to read

This photo was taken in a tiny village near Mt. Taal in the Philippines. While their mother sold hard boiled eggs and cold water to weary hikers passing through, these boys pored over their books, as if the path beyond their little hut was paved within the pages

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2013
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: Taal Volcano Island, Philippines
Camera: DMC-LX3
Copyright: © Iris Yang