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Men Carrying Thatch--Pisac

By handlerstudio  
Around 12,000 feet up, in Pisac, I saw these Quechua (descendants of the Incas) men carrying thatch. From the looks of them, heavier than it looks----and working at high altitude, even if they live there.

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Voters: S_Psharma, gwynn56, 1nikongirl and 23 more


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Comments


S_Psharma 3 1 India
10 Apr 2013 4:47AM
Beautiful and well captured.

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gwynn56 4 87 England
10 Apr 2013 5:02AM
nice capture Smile
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2013 5:25AM
Wonderful take, you can really see how high you are there in the Andes.
IB
10 Apr 2013 6:23AM
A fine PJ pics
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
10 Apr 2013 6:28AM
I suppose thatch grass only grow at a much lower altitude ! Poor guys - but then hard work never hurt anyone my late grandfather used to say Smile Excellent photo Peter !
johnke Plus
3 223 15
10 Apr 2013 6:59AM
Love your POV in V1 > an awesome image showing just how high and steep this area is, well done...John
widtink 3 406 2 Scotland
10 Apr 2013 9:03AM
Shows their way of life beautifully Smile A hard life indeed but probably a very happy life Smile

Rod
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
10 Apr 2013 9:16AM
Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!
10 Apr 2013 11:30AM
Two superb captures.
Effrossini
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
10 Apr 2013 12:57PM
Very steep hillsides, and what hard work they do!!!
ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
10 Apr 2013 6:20PM
Two great images, yes thatch grass is extremely heavy, well captured
Hard work! I've seen similar scenes in Vietnam.
Great + interesting captures!
JNC
Sue_R Plus
10 11 6 Scotland
11 Apr 2013 11:13AM
Now I really wouldn't want to have to carry that lot up a mountain Smile

Sue Smile
11 Apr 2013 7:35PM
Excelente toma..
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2013 11:01PM
Great capture especially V2!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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