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Batak village

Batak village
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Ancient Batak village where there is a row of traditional Toba Batak houses. As I examined the houses, which are still used today, I find that many of them have zinc roofing, somewhat removing the romanticism I would associate with visiting this place. I suppose zinc roofing would be more long lasting, although I would have preferred that the villagers retained the original roofing which I assume should be ijuk thatch made from coconut fibre.
Date: 2013-11-25 06:07:26



Indonesia Medan D700 Nikkor TeeJe South Sumatera Nikon 24-70mm f2.8

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Comments

The zinc is not obvious TJ! They are the most beautiful shapes and textures.
What a fascinating house to live in!
Your picture is superb.
MarsW 2013-11-25 06:12:17
Just awesome, Teeje, fantastic!:-D
余小飞 Xyrex Xiao-Fei YU 2013-11-25 06:48:36
The closest one does look like a thatch roof!
clickclique 2013-11-25 09:39:17
Such nice lines and shapes!
Jean Latteur 2013-11-25 13:51:12
Beautiful light and composition, well captured.
even day 2013-11-25 15:36:18
Beautiful shot
joe mattalil 2013-11-25 20:27:08
Fantastic image.
gabby base 2013-11-26 22:06:11

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