Henna Harvesting in Pakistan
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Abid & Company ( Pvt) Ltd.
Catherine Cartwright-Jones © 2004

henna on a camel

A camel waits beside the henna field for the farmer's family
to pile bundles of dried henna onto her back.

camel gets tired of waiting

Sometimes she gets tired of waiting and makes herself comfortable.

the camel takes the henna away

When the camel is loaded with henna,
the farmer takes her to the place where the henna leaves
will be separated from the straws.

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