- A palm wine "Recoltor" - The palm wine is obtained after fermentation of the sap of the oil palm tree. The sap is collected in bottles placed under notches made with the knife. Twice per day, the full bottles are replaced by the recoltor he climbs in top of the palm tree using a cord passed around the trunk and of his waist. The coldly collected sap is refreshing. Fermented once it is alcoholized and become celebrates it palm wine called "bunuk", 300.000 liters are produced each year, is the traditional drink of Diolas which they drink in group. Been useful in a terracotta bowl or a wood container drink the palm wine is tasted in turn, after the elder one which has the priority.
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Galmeida (12559) 2006-03-06 3:47
Good informative note in this Serie and a nice post. I like the way you capture the Recolter and Palms in a silhouette effect. The colors are great and the contrasting light is good. Excelent perspective and enquadrement view. Very graphic composition. Congratulations and I will see also another of this Serie that remember my voyage in this area.
Gerrit (45195) 2006-03-06 4:23
Good silhouette shot of the man in the tree. Pleasant picture with good colours.
Thansk and regards, Gerrit
anavazao (5592) 2006-03-06 18:18
good work on shot!
Good color, composition, details, note...
- Copyright: Giorgio Chem (Giorgio) (11279)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1983-03-00
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Minolta XG 1, Sigma 70-300mm f4-5.6D DL Macro Super, Kodak Plus X, Cokin Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/60 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: March 1983 in Senegal
- Date Submitted: 2006-03-06 3:29