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Rice harvest in the land of  Batak.
Songkran waterfight Chiang Mai
Flower Infinity
Vegetable Market
Sunset at Montauk Point State Park
Broken
Waiting for Sunrise
Looking to lens.
Evening sunset ocean view from Coco Plum Island.
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Big Fish, Little Fish
The last tattoed woman
Sunset ocean view
Old with New.
Arabian Horse and Trailer
an unknown man
MOTHER AND DAUGHTER
Maasai Women
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Thai women dance in parade
Lone Tree by the Sea
Boat trip
 The Golden trace
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The last tattoed woman

Ma Mya Moo was eight years old when she became a woman. She was tattooed all over her face. Three days of suffering and agony to cover her face with a pattern of circles and lines. A ritual held for generations by the Chin minority ethnic in Myanmar (Burma) and that it was abolished by the communist regime in the 60's. Ma Mya Moo is one of the latest tattooed women, survivors of the Chin ethnic group. Her history, her face will disappear when she dies.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2015
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 11:09 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Mrauk-U, Rakhine State , Myanmar