Incredible Photos of Sulfur Harvesting in Indonesia

Russian photographer Dmitry Ivanov visited the Ijen volcano complex in Indonesia took pictures of people mining fresh sulfur deposits there. He writes (as rendered by Google Translate) of the hazards experienced by the workers:

The best remedy for the treatment of depression of office - to organize tours to the crater Idzhena: and a secretary and bookkeeper, and even the janitor miner immediately fell in love with my profession!

Part 1 (Google Translate) and Part 2 (Google Translate) via Geekosystem

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If you think this is interesting, there is a segment about it in this documentary, which is amazing in it's own right. Makes one appreciate what we don't have to do to survive.
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