18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
River Indus with prayers blowing in the wind

As I walked across a bridge, I was struck by the force of the river under my feet. The 'lung ta' known as prayer flags have prayers printed on them to be carried by the wind.

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Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Choglamsar, India
Copyright: © Elisabeth Yesko