sugar cane field

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When we travel we often don’t understand what we’re seeing. I took this shot in the early 90s because I simply liked the landscape, and now I find out that the indigenous Mayans in Guatemala are suffering because their arable land has been stolen to produce sugar for foreign markets. Argh, the world is a mess.

Sugar Cane Juice stand

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The juice tasted punky and raw and smelled like sugar more than tasted like it.

San Jose, Costa Rica, mid-90s.