Travel Photo (captions required)

Challenge #4 in the Travel and Sports series. Hosted by bikinchris.
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Tell a story about a place (you have traveled to) with a photo and a caption. Please note my example photo and caption from the Netherlands. Most popular wins. The image should show and explain something about the culture of the area.
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I was trekking in the highlands of Irian Jaya in 1998 when I came across some children playing. One of them was dressed up with ferns, war paint, and a spear. I thought it was a cute picture, and after taking the picture I followed local protocol and gave the child 500 rupiah (3 US cents at the time). The children babbled excitedly amongst each other as I left them to continue trekking. About 15 minutes later, the whole group caught up with me again all dressed up, and posing for this photo.
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Submitted: Friday, 19th February, 2010 07:27 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 18th February, 2010
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Notes: Scanned from a Velvia slide
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