Photographer's Note

Le march de la pomme de terre
Mangatany est un village situ une centaine de kilomtres dAntanarivo, sur la RN1. Chaque jeudi se tient le march de la pomme de terre. Les paysans viennent de parfois fort loin, travers des pistes boueuses, avec leurs cargaisons charges dans des charrettes tires par des zbus robustes. Les grossistes viennent de la capitale en camions pour effectuer leurs transactions.

The potatoes market
Mangatany a village located at about a hundred kilometers from Antananarivo, on the RN1. Every Thursday there is a potatoes markets. Farmers come from far away sometimes, through muddy tracks, with their cargoes loaded into carts pulled by robust zebus. The wholesalers come from the capital by trucks to perform their transactions.

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Additional Photos by JeanPierre Fayeulle (fayeulle) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1948 W: 613 N: 6621] (27827)
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