17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Modernity meets culutral heritage in Ladakh

Many of us have much to learn from the values imbued in the cultures of the Himalayan peoples. Ladakhi’s have grown wise to live embraced in spiritual fortitude, for much material fortitude eroded in the occupation, in tourism, war, and cultural diaspora.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Leh, India
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Ryan Gasper