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a man sitting atop an elephant in Myanmar
October 20, 2015

Early Riser

A worker at a logging camp in Myanmar’s Bago region, where elephants have been used by loggers for centuries, sits atop his 11-year-old animal, which has been strung with solar-powered lights. Laborers in these camps have no electricity, so they use solar lanterns before sunrise.

See more pictures from the November 2015 feature story Power to the People.

Photograph by Rubén Salgado Escudero

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