Washed clothes of the shellfish pickers hang on the line in a stilt house area close to Tumaco, Colombia, 11 June 2010. Deep in the impenetrable labyrinth of mangrove swamps on the Pacific seashore, hundreds of people struggle everyday, searching and gathering a tiny shellfish called 'piangua'. Wading through sticky mud among the mangrove tree roots, facing the clouds of mosquitos, they pick up mussels hidden deep in mud, no matter of unbearable tropical heat or strong rain. Although the...more »
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Date > 10 Jun 2010
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