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A runner in Copenhagen
Light trails in a deserted mountain road
Commuters near Shinjuku Station
Hide and seek in rural Cambodia
Deer hiding in a cemetry
Waiting patiently by a shop
Chinese tourists taking a selfie in Kyoto
Riding on a rainy day.
A private moment with God
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A Cambodian fisherman in Kratie
Never Ending Adventure
Droplets On a Web
Man eating breakfast in a small cafe
Daily Rhythm
Looking up from inside the Hoover Dam
Matthew hiking Alum Cave Trail at sunrise
Tree tops lit by the early morning sun
Sunset over Pinnacle Mountain
Stained glass windows at Ryman Auditorium
Chinos horse
14th Annual Photo Contest
A Cambodian fisherman in Kratie

I shot this picture in Kratie, Cambodia. I stopped there on my way from Phnom Penh (where I used to live) to Vientiane, Laos, where I had to go to shoot a short documentary for the NGO I was working for. I remember the fisherman was very surprised (and a bit embarrassed), because I kept taking pictures of him instead of paying attention to the river dolphins that kept swimming around us. I believe a sustainable travel is a travel that means something not only to the traveller, but also to the people of the places we're visiting. Going all the way from Phnom Penh to Luang Prabang by bus I have seen so many people, so many places, and they always felt 'real', not just a good subject for a picture. This man is not just a face in my picture, he has a name, a family, a house, a story. I think when we understand this, that everyone everywhere has a story, we are really traveling.

TAGS: Cambodia, People

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Milano, Italy
Member since 2016
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© Alice Zentilomo.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2016
Total Views: 38
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: May 2, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 100D
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f9
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PHOTO LOCATION Kratie, Cambodia