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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Women carrying home the catch

The women of Madagascar practice carrying heavy things on their heads from an early age, leaving their hands free while walking. These ladies collected fish from the incoming fishing boats, taking some home for dinner, and some for selling. Individual fish is simply piled on the head and carried off with no fuss.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Madagascar
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Elize Labuschagne