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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The look of a Ladakhi woman

The people of Ladakh have a rich folklore, some of which date back to the pre- Buddhist era. The dresses and costumes of the women vary with ages and regions of Ladakh. Typical costumes include gonchas of velvet, embroidered waistcoats, hats. Ladakh has been home to a thriving culture for more than a millennium.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Copyright: © Arnab Adak