Laboring away at Ijen Crater Lake


“Miners at Ijen Crater Lake weigh their sulfur. 
The turquoise-colored lake in Southeast Java is still the home to an active sulfur mine. Although the baskets look deceptively light, the miners usually balance a stunning 170 to 200 pounds on their shoulders. The miners make the intense hike twice a day, making only $5.00 to $8.00 for their difficult work.”

Nina Bhattacharya at Kawah Ijen, East Java

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