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An afternoon of sun in the park
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Cabo San Juan Beach
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Keeping Cool, Khiva, Uzbekisyan
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Keeping Cool, Khiva, Uzbekisyan

Khiva, an ancient walled city Uzbekistan is an oasis in the middle of a desert and it gets extremely hot there in summer. While it looks like the lady is throwing out her dishwater, or washing the street, she is actually wetting the pavement. The low humidity and high temperature cause the water to evaporate, thus cooling the surrounding air to make living more comfortable.

TAGS: Uzbekistan, Water, Woman

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© James Sernovitz.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2017
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 4:26 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION Khiva, Uzbekistan