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light trail
Vehicle travels across an arid plain in the region of Damaraland, Namibia
while the kid rubs his eye
Young gatha dancers, taking a break from a bartaman or kayta puja ritual, a spiritual exit from dependent life. Bakhtapur, Nepal
Sulfur slaves
Workers try to control the toxic smoke emission of the Ijen volcano crater, in Java, Indonesia
Warm Hug
Berber elders greet in a ksar (sand fortress) in the Tataouine region, Tunisia
holy discussion
Buddhist monks during a lively discussion session on the principles of Tibetan Buddhism, Sera Monastery, Lhasa, Tibet
Above the Floating Peaks
Visitor admires the misty scenery of Huang Shan, a cliff-ridden region of Anhui Province, China
Kigurumi welcome
Kigurumi Satoko from the series "Higurashi no naku koro ni" ("When they Cry") interacts with the photographer at the Hachiman temple, Ogimashi, Japan
A Soaked Herd
Cows travel in a relentless rain along a road on top of the island of São Miguel,
Lighted Shopping
Tamil Singaporeans pick vegetables at a street market in Little India, Singapore
Naghol jump
Teenager dives from a log tower during a Naghol teen initiation ritual on the island of Pentecost, Vanuatu
A Solemn Procession
Orthodox priests on their way to a mass, in Suzdal, Russia.
Disengagement
Worker cuts a tree fallen on a road in the north of the island of Mahé, Seychelles.
Light of life
Cormorant silhouetted against an exuberant sun, Vermelho River, Miranda, Pantanal, Brazil
on the path of the shadow
Passersby cross an underground passage in Yerevan, Armenia
just because yes
Girls exchange a spontaneous kiss close to central mosque of Ilha de Moçambique
Furious speed
Jockeys drive camels on Sam Sam Dunes during the main race of the Jaisalmer Desert Festival, Rajasthan, India
Furious Speed ​​II
Spectators observe the riders during a skill test of the Pirenópolis' Cavalhadas, Goiás, Brazil
Vision of the Great Water
Visitors gathered on a panoramic platform of Garganta do Diabo, Iguaçu Falls, Brazil
morning fishing
Couple collaborates in an ice fishing on the island of Hailuoto, northwestern Finland.
Vegetable Coziness
Female sloth and cub rest under a tree in Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Troubled Exit
"Sampo" icebreaker passengers wrestle to get out of the icy-water, after a short swimming experience in the Gulf of Bothnia, Finland.
Post-Beach Landing
Passengers plane about to land at Princess Juliana Airport, Sint Maarten Island
A Suffered Hang out
Antipos self-mutilate during Holy Week in Gazan, Marinduque Island, Philippines
Medieval coziness
Guardian of Gyeongbokgung Palace huddled against the freezing winter of Seoul, South Korea
Geometric Works
Workers make up a crucial framework for the renovation of the Mérida cable car, Venezuela
End of Another Day
Native drives a wheelbarrow among the baobabs on Avenue des Baobas in Madagascar
Riverside passion
Couple in love next to one of the many boats moored in St. Petersburg during Russian Navy Day.
Mussiro Fashion
Women protected from the sun with natural mussiro masks, Ibo island, Mozambique
bridge to another day
Passersby walk the u-Bein, the longest wooden bridge in the world, over the Lake Taunghtaman, Myanmar
Divine Ride
Cavaleiros do Divino traverse a country road in Pirenópolis, state of Goiás, Brazil
Day Chat
Girl friends in traditional dresses chat at the entrance to an Orthodox church, in Suzdal, Russia
Aussie sunset
Man holds an australian flag during the Australia Day celebrations
Mars Bound
Vehicle crosses a landscape full of small plateaus of the White Desert, a section of the Sahara, Egypt
Maternity
Grizzly bear and cub on a Katmai coastal meadow, Alaska
Sulfuric Clouds
Worker carries two baskets of sulfur on a crest of the Ijen volcano crater, Java, Indonesia
Pastoralism
Shepherd above his flock in the Malealea highlands, Lesotho
First Marriage Troubles
Japanese bride in traditional dress is helped to get into a car.
Balinese sunset
Sun sets behind the Agung volcano, with the Batu Bolong temple in silhouette, Lombok island, Indonesia.




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life outside

Okavango Delta, Not all rivers reach the sea, Mokoros
Safari
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Not all rivers reach the sea

Third longest river in southern Africa, the Okavango rises in the Angolan Bié plateau and runs 1600km to the southeast. It gets lost in the Kalahari Desert where it irrigates a dazzling wetland teeming with wildlife.
Hikers on the Ice Lake Trail, Annapurna Circuit, Nepal
Annapurna (circuit)
Annapurna Circuit: 7th - Braga - Ice Lake, Nepal,

Annapurna Circuit – The Painful Acclimatization of the Ice Lake

On the way up to the Ghyaru village, we had a first and unexpected show of how ecstatic the Annapurna Circuit can be tasted. Nine kilometers later, in Braga, due to the need to acclimatize, we climbed from 3.470m from Braga to 4.600m from Lake Kicho Tal. We only felt some expected tiredness and the increase in the wonder of the Annapurna Mountains.
Sculptural Garden, Edward James, Xilitla, Huasteca Potosina, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Cobra dos Pecados
Architecture & Design
Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Edward James' Mexican Delirium

In the rainforest of Xilitla, the restless mind of poet Edward James has twinned an eccentric home garden. Today, Xilitla is lauded as an Eden of the Surreal.
Adventure
Volcanoes

Mountains of Fire

More or less prominent ruptures in the earth's crust, volcanoes can prove to be as exuberant as they are capricious. Some of its eruptions are gentle, others prove annihilating.
self-flagellation, passion of christ, philippines
Ceremonies and Festivities
Marinduque, Philippines

The Philippine Passion of Christ

No nation around is Catholic but many Filipinos are not intimidated. In Holy Week, they surrender to the belief inherited from the Spanish colonists. Self-flagellation becomes a bloody test of faith
Executives sleep subway seat, sleep, sleep, subway, train, Tokyo, Japan
Cities
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo's Hypno-Passengers

Japan is served by millions of executives slaughtered with infernal work rates and sparse vacations. Every minute of respite on the way to work or home serves them for their inemuri, napping in public.
Obese resident of Tupola Tapaau, a small island in Western Samoa.
Meal
Tonga, Western Samoa, Polynesia

XXL Pacific

For centuries, the natives of the Polynesian islands subsisted on land and sea. Until the intrusion of colonial powers and the subsequent introduction of fatty pieces of meat, fast food and sugary drinks have spawned a plague of diabetes and obesity. Today, while much of Tonga's national GDP, Western Samoa and neighbors is wasted on these “western poisons”, fishermen barely manage to sell their fish.
Bride gets in car, traditional wedding, Meiji temple, Tokyo, Japan
Culture
Tokyo, Japan

A Matchmaking Sanctuary

Tokyo's Meiji Temple was erected to honor the deified spirits of one of the most influential couples in Japanese history. Over time, it specialized in celebrating traditional weddings.
Swimming, Western Australia, Aussie Style, Sun rising in the eyes
Sport
Busselton, Australia

2000 meters in Aussie Style

In 1853, Busselton was equipped with one of the longest pontoons in the world. World. When the structure collapsed, the residents decided to turn the problem around. Since 1996 they have been doing it every year. Swimming.
Mount Lamjung Kailas Himal, Nepal, altitude sickness, mountain prevent treat, travel
Traveling
Annapurna Circuit: 2nd - Chame to Upper PisangNepal,

(I) Eminent Annapurnas

We woke up in Chame, still below 3000m. There we saw, for the first time, the snowy and highest peaks of the Himalayas. From there, we set off for another walk along the Annapurna Circuit through the foothills and slopes of the great mountain range. towards Upper Pisang.
Peasant woman, Majuli, Assam, India
Ethnic
Majuli Island, India

An Island in Countdown

Majuli is the largest river island in India and would still be one of the largest on Earth were it not for the erosion of the river Bramaputra that has been making it diminish for centuries. If, as feared, it is submerged within twenty years, more than an island, a truly mystical cultural and landscape stronghold of the Subcontinent will disappear.
sunlight photography, sun, lights
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Natural Light (Part 2)

One Sun, So Many Lights

Most travel photos are taken in sunlight. Sunlight and weather form a capricious interaction. Learn how to predict, detect and use at its best.
Banks Peninsula, Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand
History
Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

The Divine Earth Shard of the Banks Peninsula

Seen from the air, the most obvious bulge on the South Island's east coast appears to have imploded again and again. Volcanic but verdant and bucolic, the Banks Peninsula confines in its almost cogwheel geomorphology the essence of the ever enviable New Zealand life.
aggie gray, Samoa, South Pacific, Marlon Brando Fale
Islands
Apia, Western Samoa

The Host of the South Pacific

She sold burguês to GI's in World War II and opened a hotel that hosted Marlon Brando and Gary Cooper. Aggie Gray passed away in 2. Her legacy lives on in the South Pacific.
St. Trinity Church, Kazbegi, Georgia, Caucasus
Winter White
Kazbegi, Georgia

God in the Caucasus Heights

In the 4000th century, Orthodox religious took their inspiration from a hermitage that a monk had erected at an altitude of 5047 m and perched a church between the summit of Mount Kazbek (XNUMXm) and the village at the foot. More and more visitors flock to these mystical stops on the edge of Russia. Like them, to get there, we submit to the whims of the reckless Georgia Military Road.
On the Crime and Punishment trail, St. Petersburg, Russia, Vladimirskaya
Literature
Saint Petersburg, Russia

On the Trail of "Crime and Punishment"

In St. Petersburg, we cannot resist investigating the inspiration for the base characters in Fyodor Dostoevsky's most famous novel: his own pities and the miseries of certain fellow citizens.
Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Madeira, Portugal
Nature
Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Madeira, Portugal

The Eastern, Somehow Extraterrestrial Madeira Tip

Unusual, with ocher tones and raw earth, Ponta de São Lourenço is often the first sight of Madeira. When we walk through it, we are fascinated, above all, with what the most tropical of the Portuguese islands is not.
Sheki, Autumn in the Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Autumn Homes
Autumn
Sheki, Azerbaijan

autumn in the caucasus

Lost among the snowy mountains that separate Europe from Asia, Sheki is one of Azerbaijan's most iconic towns. Its largely silky history includes periods of great harshness. When we visited it, autumn pastels added color to a peculiar post-Soviet and Muslim life.
Atacama woman, Life on the edge, Atacama Desert, Chile
Natural Parks
Atacama Desert, Chile

Life on the Edges of the Atacama Desert

When you least expect it, the driest place in the world reveals new extraterrestrial scenarios on a frontier between the inhospitable and the welcoming, the sterile and the fertile that the natives are used to crossing.
Uxmal, Yucatan, Mayan capital, the Pyramid of the Diviner
UNESCO World Heritage
Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico

The Mayan Capital That Piled It Up To Collapse

The term Uxmal means built three times. In the long pre-Hispanic era of dispute in the Mayan world, the city had its heyday, corresponding to the top of the Pyramid of the Diviner at its heart. It will have been abandoned before the Spanish Conquest of the Yucatan. Its ruins are among the most intact on the Yucatan Peninsula.
Couple visiting Mikhaylovskoe, village where writer Alexander Pushkin had a home
Characters
Saint Petersburg e Mikhaylovkoe, Russia

The Writer Who Succumbed to His Own Plot

Alexander Pushkin is hailed by many as the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. But Pushkin also dictated an almost tragicomic epilogue to his prolific life.
mini-snorkeling
Beaches
Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

Back to Danny Boyle's The Beach

It's been 15 years since the debut of the backpacker classic based on the novel by Alex Garland. The film popularized the places where it was shot. Shortly thereafter, the XNUMX tsunami literally washed some away off the map. Today, their controversial fame remains intact.
Motorcyclist in Sela Gorge, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Religion
Guwahati a Saddle Pass, India

A Worldly Journey to the Sacred Canyon of Sela

For 25 hours, we traveled the NH13, one of the highest and most dangerous roads in India. We traveled from the Brahmaputra river basin to the disputed Himalayas of the province of Arunachal Pradesh. In this article, we describe the stretch up to 4170 m of altitude of the Sela Pass that pointed us to the Tibetan Buddhist city of Tawang.
The Toy Train story
On Rails
Siliguri a Darjeeling, India

The Himalayan Toy Train Still Running

Neither the steep slope of some stretches nor the modernity stop it. From Siliguri, in the tropical foothills of the great Asian mountain range, the Darjeeling, with its peaks in sight, the most famous of the Indian Toy Trains has ensured for 117 years, day after day, an arduous dream journey. Traveling through the area, we climb aboard and let ourselves be enchanted.
full cabin
Society
saariselka, Finland

The Delightful Arctic Heat

It is said that the Finns created SMS so they don't have to talk. The imagination of cold Nordics is lost in the mist of their beloved saunas, real physical and social therapy sessions.
Coin return
Daily life
Dawki, India

Dawki, Dawki, Bangladesh on sight

We descended from the high and mountainous lands of Meghalaya to the flats to the south and below. There, the translucent and green stream of the Dawki forms the border between India and Bangladesh. In a damp heat that we haven't felt for a long time, the river also attracts hundreds of Indians and Bangladeshis in a picturesque escape.
Bather rescue in Boucan Canot, Reunion Island
Wildlife
Reunion Island

The Bathing Melodrama of Reunion

Not all tropical coastlines are pleasurable and refreshing retreats. Beaten by violent surf, undermined by treacherous currents and, worse, the scene of the most frequent shark attacks on the face of the Earth, that of the Reunion Island he fails to grant his bathers the peace and delight they crave from him.
Bungee jumping, Queenstown, New Zealand
Scenic Flights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown, the Queen of Extreme Sports

In the century. XVIII, the Kiwi government proclaimed a mining village on the South Island "fit for a queen".Today's extreme scenery and activities reinforce the majestic status of ever-challenging Queenstown.
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