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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Lithification

The Malinke Fête de la Mare is, among other things, one day a year where people can fish in certain sacred marshes. Shortly after the whistle was blown signaling the fishing could begin, a boy pauses for a portrait. (Not pictured is his basket of fish - he knew what he was doing).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Baro, Guinea
Camera: NIKON D200
Copyright: © Cappy Phalen