Postcards from the edge

Postcards from the edge
Tales of (mis)adventure from abroad

Respect

Respect

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I had rarely seen people living this old in such harsh natural conditions. Although most likely related, being strict vegetarians certainly made their survival in this environment even more impressive. They often had four generations living seamlessly under the same roof, along with their animals which they treated as members of the family. As one young man told me: “I grew up on this buffalo’s milk, my son is now growing up on this buffalo’s milk, it is our mother and we will care for it as such until it dies naturally”. Respect I thought, could it be that simple?

-Yannick



There are 7 comments.

  1. comment number 1 by: Audrey

    Si c’était Facebook je “likerais” 😉

  2. comment number 2 by: Hélène

    Quelle magnifique photo! J’aime bien le rapport longue vie et végétarisme.

  3. comment number 3 by: Alex B

    Good to hear from you, Yannick. And thanks for passing on the wisdom.

  4. comment number 4 by: Tralala

    You are a very precious being on this planet…
    the Universe thank you.

  5. comment number 5 by: Judi

    I always look forward to your postcards Yannick.. stay safe and be well. :)

  6. comment number 6 by: Agnes Grandmaison

    De belles pensees qui nous ouvrent l`esprit et qui nous font reflechir. Sache que tu es un model pour moi! Je te salut en direct de la Bolivie!!!

  7. comment number 7 by: Heather

    Your stories are always so interesting Yannick and will no doubt find their way into a book one day.

    Heather

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