Houseboat

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by ling cheong

Moving with the monsoon the sea gypsies carve out a solitary life above the waves. Segregated by boat, whole families live out their lives in tight confinement. On this boat alone, three generations of family eat, sleep and play. Living almost entirely at sea they visit land only to trade oil and bury the dead.

Location: Semporna, Sabah

 

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