15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Saddhu in Kathmandu

A Saddhu, or religious aesthetic, in Durbar Square in Kathmandu. Saddhus live as beggars and some, like the one featured here, spend time in tourist areas, asking for money in exchange for posing for a photo.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Stephanie Parker