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Suri
Big Pony Dreams in the Desert
Arizona Blond Trantula (Aphonopelma chalcodes).
A melting surprise
At the top of the funicular railway Bergen Norway
Chhath Puja Prayer beside Taj Mahal
Garganta del Diablo
Asilid fly catching a termite
Balloon Festival, Ohio
Musician #2
A blanket of clouds over the Sierra Nevada Mountains
All We Need
Recording Studio - Shreveport, LA
Strand Theatre #247
Les Fleurs #14
Front Porch
Looking around
At the swamps
SEAGULLS AFTER IRMA IN SUNNY ISLES BEACH FLORIDA
Double headed wildebeest
One of those days..
Glimmering gold leaves during sunset bike ride.
Eye contact
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
All We Need

This is a typical home found on the outskirts of Moldova's capital city of Chisinau. The largest city of Europe's poorest nation and former member of the Soviet bloc appears to be host to a significant population living in poverty, often without hot water or electricity. Yet at a closer glance, the people of this socio-politically complex nation have all they need: a bike for transportation to the city center (roughly 40 min.), a chicken coop to provide food, a roof (if self-made) over a house (also self-made), and a few pairs of shoes--heartily-weathered but functional. Life indeed goes on.

TAGS: Poverty

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Date Taken: 08.2017
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PHOTO LOCATION Chisinau, Moldova