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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Roadside Waiting

This nomad frequently travels between Gansu and XinJiang Province. He was waiting for something, but we couldn't figure out what since his Mandarin was limited. He is one of a dwindling population of Tibetan nomads in China as the government incentivizes them to stay in one place.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Xianhe, Gansu, China
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX520 HS
Copyright: © Jessica Crawford