Photographer's Note

Every spring, hundreds of Malians gather in Djenne to help apply a fresh coat of mud to the famous mosque before the rainy season arrives. The atmosphere is joyful as the hard work of "re-mudding" the largest mud building in the world turns into a mud fight involving children and adults alike.

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  • Copyright: Jamie Bowen (jamieleigh) (22)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-06-04
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Exposure: f/4.3, 1/30 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-04-03 0:30
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