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by Justin Sudeikis last modified Jan 04, 2012 03:06 AM
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by Justin last modified Jun 13, 2008

These huts housed the slaves who were used to harvest salt, still a major export of Bonaire. Not to take anything away from the misery of slave life, but the huts, smack on the beach at water’s edge, are rather beautiful. These two photos were taken by Alida Thorpe, my favorite Fire Island photographer. Check [...]




 

 

These huts housed the slaves who were used to harvest salt, still a major export of Bonaire. Not to take anything away from the misery of slave life, but the huts, smack on the beach at water’s edge, are rather beautiful. These two photos were taken by Alida Thorpe, my favorite Fire Island photographer. Check out her galleries at pbase and spend some time at her blog, Long Island Woman.


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