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This 80 year old Guatemalan woman, standing tall at 4.5 feet, lives in this one room wooden house with a tin roof. Many women are found comfortable barefoot, accustomed to walking the terrain. In Chajul, the women all wear red skirts with thick belts to hold them up, and colorful hand woven shirts. Her hair is wrapped and wore on top of her head. The planks of wood have turned black on the side nearest the "kitchen" (the corner of the house that she has a wood burning fire to warm her food).

TAGS: Culture, Guatemala, Indigenous, People, Portrait, Travel

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2017
Total Views: 60
Total Favorites: 1
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: June 30, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/8000
Aperture: f2
ISO: ISO1000
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