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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Indian women pile bricks atop their heads for transport to the wood-firing kiln.

This photo was taken in a rural village near Salem, India. Women are taking dried bricks from the stack to the wood-firing kiln, where the final step in the brick-making process will be completed.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Village near Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
Copyright: © Emily Hobson