Hemingway's The Old Man and The Sea

Challenge #1 in the Nature from Around the World series. Hosted by vqueen.
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Old boatman
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This Vietnamese boatman would have some tales to tell. The lines on his face, his leathery skin and his cheerfulness speak of someone who has seen it all and come to terms with it all. Even at his age, he goes out in his boat each day. I suspect that his boat is his world.
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Submitted: Saturday, 2nd July, 2011 22:38 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 17th September, 2009
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 200
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