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246. Tapa-Cloth
Word must have spread because more and more people filled the hut. For the first time, we met a man with a bone through his nose. We waited hours for the rain to stop, but it seemed to be able to keep on for days so we left. The locals use Tapa-cloth, a weave of bark threads, as a kind of raincoat. (Wande, Gulf Province)
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Photo Nicklas Nordborg
Text Peter Waller and Thomas Nilsson