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Drokpa Woman

Around 2,500 Drokpas live in three small villages in western Ladakh. The Drokpas are completely different– physically, culturally, linguistically and socially – from the Tibeto-Burman inhabitants of Ladakh. For centuries, the Drokpas have been indulging in public kissing and wife-swapping without inhibitions. Their cultural exuberance is reflected in exquisite dresses and ornaments. Their main sources of income are products from the well-tended vegetable gardens.

TAGS: India, Ladakh, Woman

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Kolkata, India
Member since 2014
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© Arka Dutta.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2014
Total Views: 57
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 9:28 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Dha Village, India