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Escaping To The Rustic Country

I love the look and feel of the simple and rustic country. The uncomplicated life where you can hear silence as if it was a real thing. In my dreams, one day, I will have an escape in the country to retreat to when I need to unwind and de-stress. Until then my collage of miscellaneous photos … Continue reading Escaping To The Rustic Country

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Aztec Dancer

"When most people think of Seattle, Washington, they picture cultural icons like Starbucks, Microsoft, and Boeing. But the city is also home to a thriving community of ethnic Aztecs. Here, an Aztec dancer dressed in handmade "atueno" (traditional dress) dances at an event held in honor of the Aztec New Year (March 12). The Aztec, … Continue reading Aztec Dancer

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Sharbat Gula, The Afghan Girl: Where Is She Now. ~The Full Updated Story

Sharbat Gula, The Afghan Girl, has mesmerised the world, first with her stunning green eyes on National Geographic's Cover and now with her continued life story. For the first time read her whole story covering the last thirty-three years. New photographs included. By Amanda Ricks and Surprising Lives

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Civita di Bagnoregio, Latium, Italy: The Town That Is Dying

"Civita di Bagnoregio.... "the town that is dying", on a misty morning. Civita was founded by Etruscans more than 2,500 years ago.Due to erosion, the buildings are crumbling as their underlying support falls away, making it uninhabitable." ~ Urdoi Catalin, Photographer. Location: Civita di Bagnoregio, Latium, Italy Source: 2017 National Graphic Travel Photographer of the Year | … Continue reading Civita di Bagnoregio, Latium, Italy: The Town That Is Dying

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Tongi Railroad Station, Gazipur, Bangladesh: The Man’s Stare

"The photo was taken on 23rd of July’16 at Tongi Railway Station, Gazipur, Bangladesh. I was there for taking photos and waiting for a moment. A train from Dhaka toward another district had reached and stopped at the platform for 5 min for lifting passengers. It was huge raining. Suddenly I found a pair of … Continue reading Tongi Railroad Station, Gazipur, Bangladesh: The Man’s Stare

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Life: Hội An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

"The bridge is made of bamboo, build by the people living in the surrounding villages. The villagers use the bridge daily to cross the river to the vegetable field. The vegetables are brought home at the end of the days to prepare for sale on the next day at the village's market place. Their lives … Continue reading Life: Hội An, Quang Nam, Vietnam