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Praying man in Xigar, Tibet 11th February 2007

3 Responses to “Praying man in Xigar, Tibet”

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    mc:

    Another great one! I like this mans smile. Harry, this praying man in Xigar may not have known that there is NO way you would be in the same place more than one day!

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    Regis:

    Great shot. I love the man\'s face !

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    ferenc ecseki:

    nice photo of your old friend … I like the crop and composition .. thanks for not cutting his feet out .. will you see him again???

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Praying man in Xigar, Tibet

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The 3rd in the miniserie of prayers in Xigar, Tibet. This man with his praying wheel must be taking care when in the sun as his glasses are thick enough to burn his eyes I think.

I was here a year before as well and also had taken a picture of him with his turning praying wheel at exactly the same spot in the small town. First that made me think that he had nothing much more to do, and maybe he was there every day. But then I realised, maybe he is just smiling because he thinks the same of me :-)

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