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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sunset over Tuangthaman Lake, Myanmar

This photo was taken from U Bein bridge in Myanmar, as I watched locals cross Tuangthaman Lake using a narrow jetty. They spoke and gestured to each other as the sun set, casting them in silhouette against hazy, distant temples. The bridge from which I shot was built in 1850 and is believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Mandalay, Myanmar
Camera: E-PL6
Copyright: © Rachel Fauth