arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
The Living Goddess of Nepal Putting on Makeup
An Antelope grazing at Nairobi National Park In Kenya.
The Living Goddess of Nepal makeup
The Living Goddess of Nepal
Brown finch
Anuja and Her Mother
cold
Ages of Pain
cleaning jops
Surekha Mobile
Cloud islands
Surekha perched fruit tree
Fishing Outer Banks Sunset
Purim Banquet
lighthause
A man in the dark
a landscape in istanbul
Bryant Park skyline NYC
No name
No name
Bryant Park skyline NYC
Dinner Preparation
No name
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Surekha perched fruit tree

Surekha, a 14-year-old girl from a remote rural area of Nepal, has perched upon a tree to eat some fruits. In some areas, menstruating women are not allowed to touch trees like the Peepal tree (a tree that represents the God Vishnu) and fruits.

TAGS: Fruit, Nepal, Rural, Tree

photographer avatar
Barcelona, Spain
Member since 2017
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Maria Contreras Coll .
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 273
Filed Under: People
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f1.4
ISO: ISO100
Report This
SMITHSONIAN.COM COLLECTIONS
PHOTO LOCATION Nepal