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The Snake Charmer by fraughtuk The Snake Charmer by fraughtuk
This piece is of a Snake Charmer working his 'magic' on a couple of Cobra's in the streets of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The guy said i could stand next to him.... F**K THAT! LMAO!
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:icontriponpandacakes:
how lucky you are to have such a beautiful experience, witnessing a snake charmer at his fine work.. Excellent photo!
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:iconfraughtuk:
I am lucky. :)

Was an amazing adventure!
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:iconbrarponwarpyn:
lol, my mates got conned by a snake charmer, one of them sat down, had snakes on them, got the photo etc, then the guy asked for 4000 rupees! ha fuck that! i think he gave him like 100 or something! what a joke!
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:iconfraughtuk:
They do try it on all the time! You gotta know how much people get paid! Luckily i have some nepalese friends who made sure i was giving the right sort of cash! LOL....
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Owl-Light Feb 6, 2007
lol! Classic photo. Another one for National Geographic, I say. ;)
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nitsch Feb 5, 2007   Photographer
Great capture G! FWIW I wouldn't have stood there either!! :D
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:iconfraughtuk:
Cheers Bud! LOL... that would have been the perfect end to my trek if i got bit! LMAO!
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:iconduckofdeath:
:lol: Can't really blame you, but you would have been perfectly safe if you were behind him, even if he isn't one of the ones that sews the snakes' mouths shut. They have a surprisingly short striking distance.

Beautiful shot, too :)
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