A Colombian woman holds the root of a tree while picking up a shellfish in the mangrove swamps on the Pacific coast, Colombia, 16 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...more »
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Date > 15 Jun 2010
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