June 28, 2009

Street Cobbler, Mongolia

Photograph by Emyr R. E. Pugh

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Culture Photos

A roadside shoe repairman under the eaves of an old, abandoned government building in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. Street cobblers are very common on the streets of Hohhot, where extreme weather conditions cause shoes to wear out much faster than in other parts of China.

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