16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The old man on the ferry

On my way to Miyajima I spotted this old man on the ferry sitting in his wheelchair. I became immediately aware of this special situation. I sensed some kind of melancholy in his gaze. Was he a victim of the disaster which had happend in Hiroshima more than 70 years ago I asked myself.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Miyajima, Japan
Copyright: © Mateusz Wiglinzki