Miskadi, a sulphur miner from eastern Java, ascends the crater walls of Mount Ijen, an active volcano where he comes to work every day. The sulphur comes naturally to the surface here as a dark red liquid before hardening and turning bright yellow as it cools. It is used in everything form fireworks to fertilisers. The work, which involves manually hacking away chunks of sulphur amid clouds of swirling gases before hauling them up to the rim of the crater, is among the toughest jobs on the planet. But for Miskadi, it is a way to safeguard his family's well-being and build a bright future for his young son.
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