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tea pluckers

Some pics of this very nice tamil ladies taken in the wonderful Hill Country of Sri Lanka.

holi in varanasi

India is a country of festivals, and Holi, the famous spring festival of colors, is arguably the most beautiful. It’s just crazy, it’s really one of those things that you can experience only in India. Photographing this festival is a dream of every photographer ( but also a nightmare for your gear ), here are […]

varanasi ghats

Daly life in the ghats of the holiest of the holy cities, Varanasi.

naga baba

Kumbh Mela 2013, Allahabad, India Naga sadhus belong to one of the most extreme, fascinating and mysterious sects of Hinduism. Unlike other sadhus they don’t wear clothes, they can drink alcohol or eat meat and they usually live in the caves of the Himalayan region of India. They are also known as warriors: they are […]

fang od

Fang Od, the last Kalinga tattoo artist Buscalan, Kalinga, Philippines Fang Od is an amazing woman. When I met her she was 92 and she would work all day, cooking, cleaning, feeding animals, welcoming guests and of course tattooing people. She is the last tattoo artist  of the Kalinga people, that have a very long tradition […]

hornbill festival

Hornbill Festival, Kohima, Nagaland, India The Hornbill Festival is held every year in the remote state of Nagaland and is definetely not the typical indian festival: no sadhus, elephants or dancers with anklets here, but loads of tribals with amazing traditional dresses. And a lot of drinking and shouting.

tribals of orissa

Southern Orissa, India    

pasar lok baintan

Pasar Lok Baintan floating market, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia