August 21, 2019

Throwback Thursday: The entreprenettes.

Kathmandu March, 1988

In Nepal, everyone’s ingenious. They have to be. They don’t have much because they’re at the top of the world: Everything has to be trudged uphill to get there.

This tribe of girls (can’t be one over ten) were made responsible for babysitting their toddler sisters. But they didn’t let this drudgery interfere with their business model. As a matter of fact, they put childcare at the heart of the endeavor.

They parade themselves in their best clothes and jewelry, lugging around the toddlers and smiling big for the tourists’ cameras. Click.

They say “rupees” and they’ve got you. You hand over few. Then you know the real reason they’re smiling big.

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Learn how this photo was copied from a 35mm Kodachrome slide with a Moment 10x Macro lens and an iPhone.



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