autan By: autan


It is the harvest season of mais, or corn in the villages. Farmers in surrounding villages carry their crops into the city on horse back. Almost all were women. Again, what do you do, gentlemen? (^.^;;



Xichang, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, China, August 2007


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  • Ragstatic PRO 8y

    a classic my friend...i've seen this in magazines ;-)
  • Anuj Nair 8y

    Lovely capture !
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  • earthrhythms PRO 8y

    A National Geographic moment!
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  • Greg Miles PRO 8y

    The men are probably together talking about the good harvest! Great shot Autan.
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  • 心受 8y

    nice shot!
  • Karen PRO 8y

    what a wonderful photo!
  • Araleya PRO 8y

    Well indeed woman is great contribution in agriculture : )))
    The horse look young too...
    Anyway.. seem that they are good companions
    Nice shot
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    You've entered the ONE PHOTO pool!
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  • Roy Ramos 8y

    Mais is also corn in Bisaya/Tagalog language in the Philippines. You captured it naturally, and I love it!
  • Kim Hee-Ja 8y

    Very nice capture!
  • James Davison 7y

    Great photograph! I am the admin of a World Bank blog that covers East Asia. Thought you'd be interested to know that we used this picture in a post about the 30-year anniversary of China's reform.

    You can check it out at:


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