April 22, 2013
Two Uzbek sisters spend the hot afternoon embroidering. Uzbekistan, Summer 2012
I overheard tourists in Bukhara and Samarkand that were going crazy for buying these cloths. They would explain their bargaining skills with the women at the bazaars and would pay between $15-$35 USD for the size of one on the left. These young ladies told me it takes approximately three months to complete one. Maybe foreigners should think why their souvenirs are so cheap…

Two Uzbek sisters spend the hot afternoon embroidering. Uzbekistan, Summer 2012

I overheard tourists in Bukhara and Samarkand that were going crazy for buying these cloths. They would explain their bargaining skills with the women at the bazaars and would pay between $15-$35 USD for the size of one on the left. These young ladies told me it takes approximately three months to complete one. Maybe foreigners should think why their souvenirs are so cheap…

July 16, 2012
Tibetan Sisters at Sunrise, near Namucuo, Tibet Autonomous Region 2011

Tibetan Sisters at Sunrise, near Namucuo, Tibet Autonomous Region 2011

March 27, 2012
Uyghur Sisters, Kashgar 2012

Uyghur Sisters, Kashgar 2012

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