The groundnut called also peanut (Arachis hypogaea)is a species of bean probably native of Paraguay. China leads in production of peanuts, 41.5% of overall world production, followed by India (18.2%) and the US(6.8%). Indian cuisine uses roasted, crushed peanuts to give a crunchy body to salads; peanuts oil is used as cooking oil. Here the guy is roasting the peanuts and the girl is sorting them in the bus stand of Bhaktapur. Source : wiki. Happy birthday to Mané Garrincha (Manoel Francisco dos Santos)
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ikeharel (55332) 2013-10-28 4:27
Peanuts is the correct name in English, Miguel.
fabulous pic. with the lady shaking the clusters of peanuts.
variable light shed wonderful tone, with a touch of pink prevailed.
Fine clear vie upon, nice collected the photo.
Have a nice new week,
pajaran (50518) 2013-10-28 4:32
Dobar tekst o kikirikiju, sa datim podacima ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazano mesto i trenutak.
Kikiriki su ukusni za jelo, kad pocnem da jedem ne mogu da se zaustavim.
Imajte lep dan, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela, srecno.
Good article on peanuts, with the given data ...
A good time recording, contrast, beautiful colors.
Good work, nice place and moment indicated.
Peanuts are delicious to eat, when I start eating I can not stop.
Have a great day, all the best in the new week that started, good luck.
Nicou (119507) 2013-10-28 6:50
Quelle scèn et vue sueprbe compo et image comme elle soulève ces aliments captage et déclenchement à l'excellent moment sueprbe couleur et sècne mervielleux.
Bravo et amitié
Oceania (4732) 2013-10-28 7:53
My last green smile is for you.
It's very interesting to see people process the peanuts. They seem like working very hard. It let me thinking, we just eat peanuts or peanut butter. But never cared where they came from. People somewhere work hard to provide food for us. We should appreciate it.
danos (85187) 2013-10-28 8:40
nice the view of the daily life of these workers with the peanuts to are spread all over the ground.I like the light and the colour management as the good reportage shot from the place.
EstudioChispa (1898) 2013-10-28 9:13
Fantastic capture of the peanuts in mid-air, Miguel! Depending on whether this is a large file or not, it may be fun to try to crop more tightly on this woman. I have experimented with a WS but did not have enough resolution to present a satisfactory image.
photoray (11451) 2013-10-28 10:40
Fine candid view of the peanut roasting and sorting operation with real humans, instead of machines.
I am a big eater of all types of nuts. My favorite but expensive one are Macadamias.
Silvio1953 (119639) 2013-10-28 14:10
Ciao Miguel, lovely and interesting dailylife composition with couple at work, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
mirosu (13174) 2013-10-28 22:27
Excellent view down to street peanuts sellers, so typical not only for Nepal but also for India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Toy got it from perfect high angle viewpoint. I like how you managed to freeze the woman motion. Well done.
Mics (685) 2013-10-28 22:49
Good capture and perfect timing. While they are busy earning a living, you were also busy documenting it :-)
jmdias (54117) 2013-10-29 0:30
very nice image. the couple working is well presented and the sense of moving is fantastic. nice details of the daily life there. TFS. good note and information.
Kugart (1778) 2013-10-29 1:38
Very interesting shot of the people working at the side of the street sorting the peanuts. Good timing with the woman tossing the nuts in the air as she sorts them. Very good quality light,sharpness and lovely colour in the shot. Great record of everyday life in Bhaktapur.
Noel_Byrne (22787) 2013-10-29 1:42
I love that you timed this shot so perfectly that we can see the nuts in mid air as the woman sorts them! Its easy for me sometimes to overlook the importance of this food in the world, as I don’t really eat them. Thanks for your useful note too, as always a great addition to you photo.
All the best
adramad (36959) 2013-10-29 8:44
Una escena fantastica de la vida cotidiana en el pais, aqui podemos observar una escena muy vividamente, la chica con esa especie de cedazo clasificando las cacahuetes, mientras el chico realiza alguna otra labor.
Bien gestionada tanto la luminosidad, como la nitidez.
Que tengas un buen dia.
Todo lo mejor para ti.
nikkitta (14354) 2013-10-29 11:06
Great, interesting and well captured rural, daily live scene Miguel, complemented with an informative note
A true TE capture
As happens in Bagmati the girl is barefoot, sandals aside
Peanuts from Paraguay?, will ask about them
Have great week and congrts
mcmtanyel (12029) 2013-10-30 20:23
Greta timing and pleasant colors. I love the action in this photo - I can almost hear the peanuts rattling.
fabbs99 (16151) 2013-10-31 23:15
Nice shot from Bhaktapur. Never saw peanuts when I went there during a visit to Kathmandu.Very pleasant colors and an interesting note.
Very well done.TFS.
NorthernLight (2151) 2013-11-08 10:38
interesting. I've never seen before how peanuts are processed or being prepared for consumption.
A very interesting photo and an equally interesting report!
All the best
COSTANTINO (53715) 2014-05-12 21:41
Hello dear friend
here we have a phoo with many interesting
details of daily life traditions and
products as we can see here is proceeded
the selling of peanuts according to
your useful notes the guy is roastin
the peanuts and the girl is sorting
them in the bus stand of Bhaktapur Source
simple scenery of daily life
thanks a lo
have a nice time
fritzi007 (4103) 2014-06-07 16:23
very good photo and information, congratulate you!