ID # hondupech
Copyright 2001 - Jean-Philippe Soule
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Country: Honduras   /   Village: Las Marias
Ethnic Group: Pech

Caption:

For the Pech and Miskito people of Las Marias the pipante dugout canoes are the only mode of transportation. To go upriver against strong currents and through rapids they must pole not paddle. Standing in the rocking and churning narrow craft is an extreme feat of balance.

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