Hand at Chess
Taxi Driver Dominos
Reed Boat Girl
Hand at ChessHanoi, VietnamPlayers strategize over their next moves during a Chinese chess game at Ngoc Son Temple.
Calming PresenceS-21 Prison, CambodiaAn orange-robed monk tours the second floor of cells of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Largely untouched since being liberated by the Vietnamese Army in 1979, Security Prison 21 (S-21) was converted from Chao Ponhea Yat High School into a torture prison by the ruling Khmer Rouge. A metal bed frame complete with shackles and torture instruments remain within each interrogation/torture room. One can even observe the blood-stained floors.An estimated 17,000+ people passed through this prison between 1975 and 1979 with anywhere from 1,000 to 1,500 prisoners at a time. Many of the tortured prisoners were later transported to Choeung Ek (also known as The Killing Fields) where they were executed with crude instruments and buried in mass graves.
Taxi Driver DominosBridgetown, BarbadosTaxi drivers pass the time in town under a shaded game table.
Reed Boat GirlLake Titicaca, PeruJust offshore on Peru's side of Lake Titicaca is Uros, a cluster of artificial floating islands constructed of reeds. The population sustains itself on these Totora (Schoenoplectus californicus ssp. tatora) reeds, utilizing them for food, shelter, and floating rafts and boats.
Rickshaw BreakSaigon, VietnamCyclos are a way of life in Vietnam, with these pedal powered carriers delivering people and goods to market.
River RambutanRambutan VendorCan Tho Floating Market, VietnamThis floating market is one of Vietnam's largest, with hundreds of boats carrying various produce and goods.
Karen VillageNorthern ThailandLiving in raised houses above their livestock, this Karen village in the mountains of Thailand bordering Myanmar (formerly Burma) is home to about 40 families.
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