Pictures of the Day: Monday, July 20, 2009

Village women in Shirahama, Japan pay homage to the ancient ama tradition of women who freedive for shell fish, seaweed and
KENNEDY BROWN / EPA / Everett

Another World

Village women in Shirahama, Japan pay homage to the ancient ama tradition of women who freedive for shell fish, seaweed and pearls during the annual Shirahama Ama Festival.


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