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women with metal water jars near water well - ajanta (india)

Water Well - Ajanta (India)

Women congregating around water well.­

Young girls and women are standing on slippery rocks at the edge of the 60-feet deep water-well, barefoot or wearing flip-flops.­ They use buckets attached to long ropes to get drinking water.­ There is no running water in the village, and this well is the only source of clean water.­

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communal water well
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May 25, 2009
Maharashtra, India

Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.­