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Rising smoke signals a new day at a changpa camp
As winter sets in in the high altitude cold desert of Ladakh in India, keeping a fire burning becomes an imperative for the itinerant changpa. The first stirrings of the new day are given away by the smoke rising from the hearths of their yak-hair tents and stone dwellings
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