21 June 2009

65-year-old farmer, Urgam

65-year-old farmerMid November 2006; at Urgam, a village high in the Indian Himalaya. This man, I was told, was 65 years old.
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3 comments:

the watercats said...

I have to wonder if people become their place's?.... stunning portrait!

Zhoen said...

He's perfectly himself.

pohanginapete said...

Watercats, I suspect people and their places often affect each other far more deeply than we realise, and it's not purely a matter of how long they've co-existed. I sometimes wonder how much of me remains in places like Kileshwar (for example), and how much returned with me to the Pohangina Valley. Thanks!

Zhoen, yes. I wish I could have talked with him in his language.