Editor's Picks 3 September

Collection with 6 media items created by Transterra Editor

03 Sep 2013 09:00

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Lake Victoria (1 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Boat trying to navigate through the hyacinth on Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. Only the smaller boats can move in the morning as the Hyacinth is less dense.

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Arabian Jurassic Park (15 of 24)
Socotra, Yemen
By dustweare
07 Nov 2012

Nestled high on a plateau between the Haghier mountain range and the Arabian Sea, five Socotrans gather in a stone hut devoid of electricity, running water and all but the most essential supplies. After a fire-cooked dinner of goat, rice, and tea, the men of the Dixam plateau settle in for a standard night of song, poetry and discussion about their island’s future.

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Arabian Jurassic Park (21 of 24)
Socotra, Yemen
By dustweare
07 Nov 2012

The hypnotic white sands of Aomak stretch for miles along Socotra's southern coast, creating surreal contrasts with dunes plunging into the azure blue ocean. The winds constantly reshape the contours of the sand, making each view unique. Walking along the wild shore, bones of big marine mammals and tortoises can be found stranded in the sand.

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Italy under eviction
Milan, Italy
By Alice Sassu
25 Jul 2013
  1. Valeria and his husband Mario used to work as gatekeepers in the villa of a wealthy family. After their layoff, they live with the retirement plan of Valeria. Mario and his son are currently unemployed. After their eviction, an association found a temporary accommodation for them.
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Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen's bo...
Siem Reap, Cambodia
By George Nickels
05 Jul 2013

One of Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen's body guards wears a traditional red bracelet believed to bring good luck after the wearer has been blessed by a buddhist monk. Siam Reap, Cambodia.

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Dear America 21: Setting the Scene
Azzaz, Syria
By AnnaThereseDay
01 Jul 2013

A child stands firm in front of his family’s tent, staring across the sewage lake on his back doorstep.