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Tibetan girl with spade 1st July 2007

2 Responses to “Tibetan girl with spade”

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    Michael Rawluk:

    They sure are colourful people. Very nice shot.

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    Nice capture. We all would need some "real" physical labor to emphasize with the rest of the world.

  • Everest expedition 2005. Miscellaneous shots from Kathmandu, Nepal, Tibet and Everest
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Tibetan girl with spade

The story behind "Tibetan girl with spade"

She was standing there, likely waiting for someone in the small town of Xigar. Clutching a bag and a spade on her shoulder, ready for a day in the fields, as summer is the only time that the precious potatoes and other crops can be grown.

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