Photographer's Note

This is my very first pic on Trekearth.
Shot in Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan. The Iranians maintain that no religious taboo explains the wearing of these masks: rather is it a fashion which originates from the period of the Portuguese occupation when ladies wished to walk about unrecognized or simply to protect their complextion from the scorching sun.
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Photo Information
  • Copyright: David Bougnaud (davidaparis) (26)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-02-26
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2009-03-25 6:37
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Points: 8
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