Trying to fix the road. Yarinacocha

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Scanned from a 6x6 negative from the year 1970
The tractor is in constant use

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Comments (6)

Marcel Kraan on June 19, 2012

Nice muddy scene. How is it possible to live there. Is this an existing road ?

Eva Lewitus on June 19, 2012

Yes, this is an existing road. This can happen in the rainy season, and yes, people live here. Although I took the Shipibo series in 1970, it still is like this. The little village is now a bigger town with "real" houses, but further into the jungle, you can still find Shipibos living like they did years ago.

Ondřej Havelka on June 19, 2012

cleans the dirt instead of snow, like 29 :-)

Eva Lewitus on June 19, 2012

Right you are, Ondra. There is never any snow there!

kwantum on June 24, 2012

wow - awe-inspiring shoot! LIKE

Eva Lewitus on June 24, 2012

Thanks kwantum. We were lucky that a tractor was there!

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    by Eva Lewitus