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Oman - Nizwa - Boy in local traditional dress on Livestock Market

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The far end of the Nizwa Souq hosts a lively livestock market early each Friday morning in the shade of date palm trees. Local farmers bring their cows, goats and sheep to be inspected, auctioned and sold to the highest bidders. The scene is crowded and busy especially on the eve of Eid festivities. The obstinate behaviour of the animals often provides great amusement for the spectators. Visitors get an excellent opportunity to observe local customs.

 

Camera Model: PENTAX K20D; Focal length: 250.00 mm; Aperture: 6.3; Exposure time: 1/250 s; ISO: 100

 

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Taken on November 14, 2008