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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Young Lao Monk under a Flowering Tree

While walking through the streets of Luang Prabang, Laos, I struck up a conversation with this young monk in the courtyard of his Buddhist temple.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Luang Prabang, Laos
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Shaina Hecht