Venezuela, a Country to Love - GinaSantiPhotography
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Watchful Ranchers

Every Monday, and after a long process of milking and manufacturing, ranchers from the area around San Rafael de Atamaica, Apure State, Venezuela ride their canoes into town to sell their highly regarded "Queso Llanero". The merchandise is downloaded and placed onto rudimentary weights to establish the price under everyone's watchful gaze, and then loaded into special containers to be transported to markets all over the country. In the meantime, the town turns into a cacophony of food stalls, vendors of all kinds, and even barbers! As in any other public market, neighbors take advantage of the occasion to catch up on the latest gossip.

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