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a man walking over a snowy bridge in Kashmir
May 10, 2015

Bridging the Gap

A Kashmiri man pulls a sledge meant to ferry tourists across a bridge in the mountain town of Sonamarg, India. Your Shot member Sajad Rafeeq was visiting the popular destination with friends when they encountered roads blocked by heavy snowfall. Rafeeq saw this man and other locals providing transport with the sledges and, climbing down from his car, captured the shot with frozen hands. “It was very cold, and the temperature was very low, but these people still worked in these harsh conditions to earn a living,” he writes.

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Photograph by Sajad Rafeeq, National Geographic Your Shot

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