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Herders in the forest

Hiking deep in the forest of the altay mountains, I met some kazakh herdsmen who were burning cow dung to drive mosquitoes away from their cows so that their milk would be pure. So they have been living here in isolation and self-sufficiency.

TAGS: China, People, Portrait, Travel, Xinjiang

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Beijing, China
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© Hu Qing.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Total Views: 15
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: May 6, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D850
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1000
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PHOTO LOCATION Altay, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, China., China