THE DANGEROUS WORK OF SULPHUR MINERS

These are the men with one of the most unpleasant jobs in the world. The sulphur miners, pictured in East Java, Indonesia, risk their lives every day. Mining sulphur inside the crater of the Ijen volcano, they inhale clouds of toxic smoke and work tirelessly for 12 hours a day. Russian photographer Gleb Tarro, 43, of San Diego, California, travelled to the volcano and witnessed the men at work.

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