Saturday, July 24, 2010
Mexico City's Sewer Divers
Julio Camara (shown above) earns about $500 a month diving into Mexico City's sewage system to make repairs and clear blockages. Spinning pump blades, deadly diseases, and noxious gases are just three of the countless dangers he faces each day. And there's always a chance he'll come face-to-face with a cadaver. Maybe it is the world's worst job. But Julio claims he loves every minute of it. And I think he's awesome.
Read more here.
If you have a REALLY strong stomach, (and I mean really strong), here's a short National Geographic video.