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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Young captain - This young girl paddling peke pek

Each year the slums of Belen in Iquitos Peru flood with more that 30 feet of water leaving the residents stranded on floating houses. Kids take on responsibility very early. This young girl was paddling a dugout canoe.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Iquitos, Peru
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Martin Green