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Old 02-27-2013, 08:12 PM   #150
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Originally Posted by Merlin III View Post
I understand how you feel. I would be in the same boat as you. Looking at it from the point of view of the poor indigenous peoples, I too would want to be paid by the wealthy (to them) tourists for photos.
Just my 2 cents, but I don't view them as poor. I see them richer in many ways living a simpler life, knowing the land, keeping traditions alive, and not having/knowing the same consumeristic ideas as gringos. Maybe that is what I don't want to feed into. But it is ultimately their choice.
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