Local fisherman embark for a day's fishing off of Praia Grande, or Big Beach, near the town of Salvaterra on the island of Marajo (acute accent on the final o). The size of Switzerland, Marajo is a vast expanse of wilderness and cattle and water buffalo ranches, offering a close look at rural life in equatorial Brazil. (Kevin Moloney for the New York Times)
EDS: This photo is not altered. The sky is dark from from the original raw file as read by photoshop.
Copyright © Kevin Moloney, 2004
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