13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
One World

Although this picture is taken in Benares, what I love about it is the universal character of it. It could have been taken anywhere in the world yet very importantly, it speaks of a strong underlying message that is "Its our world and only we have the power to change it." I think that is the message one needs to bring forth to people and have them adopt it as a mantra. Only then do we have some hope to salvage our planet.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Varanasi, India, India
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Copyright: © ARCHNA SINGH