Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance (Kawah Ijen)

Sulphur mining at Kawah Ijen, Indonesia

These sulphur miners at Kawah Ijen have to endure the weight of the mineral blocks on their shoulders, while they hike up from the base of the crater to the outpost at least an hour distance away – all for a mere pittance. And let’s not even mention the hazardous, choking fumes. A heartbreaking sight.

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