Conservative Mennonite communities around the world have lived as simply as possible for centuries. They don’t drive cars and refuse to use electricity.

In eastern Bolivia, where photographer Jordi Ruiz Cirera recently spent time with the Mennonites who’ve settled there, families still use gas lights and travel by horse and buggy. They’re not used to the conveniences of the modern world and are still unfamiliar with most modern technologies, including cameras.

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(Source: Wired)

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