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The school was constructed by the villagers in the summer of 1973. The first and second teachers were members of "education corps", a pillar of the last king's white revolution. The first school year 24 students registered. The number declined as more of child bearing young families migrated to the cities. At present only 4 students are attending the school every other day. The building is in disrepair and is expected to collapse soon.

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Comments (376)

Andrey S. Shulgin on March 8, 2011

Life is life.

beyer99 on March 8, 2011

wonderful landscape and very impressive shot!!! !!! LIKE Best greetings from Austria a.beyer

thanos Kouk on March 9, 2011

Very good picture!L

K@rin on March 10, 2011

Oh hope you still have some good memories of the old days than when it still was a good building, like for the capture , cheers K@rin

RDrayerIII on March 10, 2011

I hope they replaced it! Like

bettyzimmermann-matt… on March 11, 2011

I would say exactly like Karin.


Best greetings. Betty

mato angel 1 on March 12, 2011

Dear Samad, i noticed the flag still flying over the school. Is it still used? Whats with all the trash lying around?....Regards from New York, Ray

Səməd on March 12, 2011

There are only 4 students with a part time soldier-teacher. The village is nearly deserted and the former residents have immigrated to shantytowns. Thanks for your visit.

mato angel 1 on March 12, 2011

Hi Samad, i feel badly now, i did not realize it was destitute. I thought it was uninhabited. With all due respect, Ray, New York

Səməd on March 12, 2011

Dear mato angel 1, Thanks for your sympathy.

Aori Ika on March 12, 2011

Very nice! Very LIKE it

Sincere greetings from aoriika(^_-)

Andrjuschenka on March 12, 2011

Makes melancholic .... sigh...! Like! Best wishes - and keep it in your mind! Andreas

E.H.B Bayrak TC on March 13, 2011

Nice ;)

Gerhard Weiss on March 14, 2011

Picture telling sad stories. Warm greetings. Gerhard

Åse Mari Mathisen on March 14, 2011

Very nice and interesting photo like Greetings from Meryem

leo1383 on March 15, 2011

Like,good memories of times past,greetings Leo

pepeljuga1 on March 15, 2011

sad story ... but a good photo


Greetings, Tanja

zanot10 - NO VIEWS on March 15, 2011

Interesting shot! LIKE!

Greetings Z.

kyrd on March 17, 2011

Unfortunately I come back to the past to improve on NEW.... very nice shot! like 127

Yuriy Kvach on March 18, 2011

Interesting place! Like

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 12, 2011
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by Səməd
    • Camera: Nokia N82
    • Taken on 2009/03/24 18:58:45
    • Exposure: 0.009s
    • Focal Length: 5.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Flash fired