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Cyclone Yuva.
Karachi
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
09 Jun 2019

Police Constables on horses alerting public coming on sea view beach for fun because of Cyclone Yuva alerts, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Sea View Beach, Karachi, Pakistan.
The hot weather conditions prevailing in the city of Karachi might lose or increase their intensity depending on whether the system developing in the Arabian Sea turns into a cyclone, Cyclone Vayu is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, an alert issued by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

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Cyclone Yuva.
Karachi
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
09 Jun 2019

Public enjoying camel ride and watching beautiful clouds formation because of Cyclone Yuva 1100 km away from the sea lines of Karachi, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Sea View Beach, Karachi, Pakistan.
The hot weather conditions prevailing in the city of Karachi might lose or increase their intensity depending on whether the system developing in the Arabian Sea turns into a cyclone, Cyclone Vayu is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, an alert issued by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

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Cyclone Yuva.
Karachi
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
09 Jun 2019

Police Constable on Horse stopping motorcyclist at sea view beach and alerting them about cyclone Yuva , Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Sea View Beach, Karachi, Pakistan.
The hot weather conditions prevailing in the city of Karachi might lose or increase their intensity depending on whether the system developing in the Arabian Sea turns into a cyclone, Cyclone Vayu is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, an alert issued by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

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Cyclone Yuva.
Karachi
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
09 Jun 2019

Beautiful clouds formation because of Cyclone Yuva 1100 km away from the coastal area of Karachi, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Sea View Beach, Karachi, Pakistan.
The hot weather conditions prevailing in the city of Karachi might lose or increase their intensity depending on whether the system developing in the Arabian Sea turns into a cyclone, Cyclone Vayu is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, an alert issued by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
05 Mar 2016

A man and the female family members harvest green peanuts, one of Lombok's crops, that are grown along the southern tip of Ekas.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
02 Mar 2016

Salman, a fisherman and the best surfer in the village of Ekas, sands his fishing boat that has been freshly pained with Sasak designs. Other men of the village work on a boat and mend nets close to the shore of the bay.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
02 Mar 2016

During the day, women take care of the children while tending to other household chores. This boy will surely grow up to be a fisherman, and perhaps a surfer, in the village of Ekas.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
02 Mar 2016

Teens take some time out during the day to hang out, play music, or watch the sea from the shore. It's time to spend with friends or alone, as much time is spent fishing or surfing in the world famous waters of Indonesia.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
02 Mar 2016

As night falls with Mount Rinjani in the distance, the village leader's son plays with the trash left behind the fisherman along the banks of Ekas bay. The village becomes very lively as everyone enjoys the sunset, the cool air, and the ending of another day of simple hard labor.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
29 Feb 2016

Rumaji, a local fisherman of Ekas, pulls his nets in after sunrise to find his daily catch that will feed his family for the days to come. This small remote fishing village still remains completely self-sufficient with little need for resources further close to cities.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
29 Feb 2016

Rumaji, a fisherman of the small village of Ekas, prepares his boat at sunrise to collect the fish from his nets. Mount Rinjani, Lombok's one active volcano, sits off into the distance.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
28 Feb 2016

After a night of sailing and fishing, men bring their boats to the shore of Lombok's largest fish market, Tanjung Luar. After sunrise, primarily women, and some men, will wade to meet the boats then bring the fish into the market to be sold.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
27 Feb 2016

Left: Marine worms called "Nyale" come to certain beaches of southern Lombok to spawn once a year. The legend says that after Princess Mandalika jumped from the cliffs to save the island from war, her people searched the tidal flats below but only found nyale marine worms, which they believed were the magical infestation of her beautiful hair. Right: Ice is sold at the largest fish market on the island of Lombok to keep the fish fresh and able to transport across the island.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
27 Feb 2016

As the first light of day rises over the village of Ekas, a family collects nyale, a sea worm that comes to the southern coast of Lombok once a year and is part of the activities of the most important holiday of Sasak culture.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
27 Feb 2016

Men rest on the beach during the early morning of the Bau Nyale festival, a traditional holiday that occurs once a year on Lombok Island. It's a Sasak holiday that occurs for two days, on the 10th month of the Sasak calendar, and people travel to the southern coast for the festivities.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
26 Feb 2016

During the annual Sasak festival, Bau Nyale, men will perform peresean which is traditional stick fighting competition. This may represent the story how many kingdoms ago, Princess Mandalika had numerous suitors fighting for her hand in marriage. To prevent war and death on the beautiful and peaceful island of Lombok, she threw herself off the seaside cliffs to her death.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

Sahram uses traditional tools for building fishing boats to carve a "gamboose" on the shore immediately after choosing and cutting the tree to be used for the traditional instrument. It will take an approximate week to make this 7 stringed instrument that will use a varied weight fishing line for strings.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

Sitting on a traditional "bruga", to shade from the sun and allow the ocean breeze to cross, the loser at a game of dominos must wear a stone tied to his ear with fishing line.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

Boys of fisherman living in the small Indonesian village of Ekas, cool off from the intense heat and play with miniature boats that were built with the help of their fathers.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

A fisherman, his wife, and child pass to drop their fishing nets for the evening as Rumaji reuses a plastic bag to funnel petrol into the rudimentary internal combustion engine so the boat can return to the village of Ekas.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

About a kilometer into the bay of Ekas, there is a single fish farm where most of the fish are exported to China and islands settled further north of the Indian Ocean.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
24 Feb 2016

While laboring over parts to repair fishing boats, the men of Ekas find ways to keep spirits high with jokes and laughter among themselves.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
24 Feb 2016

A young shepherd turns his attention away from his flock of sheep to watch a group of local surfers along the horizon of the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
24 Feb 2016

Jamal, a fisherman of Ekas Bay, uses zip ties to attach a new bamboo beam to help the balance of this fishing boat. During the day, most men will be repairing boats or nets. His sandals have been clipped to allow for more stability and control.

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Dalian, Liaoning
By Ulrik Pedersen
13 Aug 2015

There are numerous barbecues at the beach. Dalian beach, Dalian, China.

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Dalian, Liaoning
By Ulrik Pedersen
11 Aug 2015

A tattoed man in with his tube and the new bridge in the background. Dalian beach, Dalian, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
30 Jul 2015

Person lying on the sand in full body gear, a way of avoiding getting tanned. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
30 Jul 2015

Children playing among the algae coming to the beach every year. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
29 Jul 2015

Mother and daughter with matching swimming tubes. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
29 Jul 2015

A man relaxing at the beach. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
29 Jul 2015

A child coming from the sea after swimming. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
29 Jul 2015

A woman sitting among the algae. Every year they come at Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
27 Jul 2015

Small girl posing in front of the beach crowded with thousands of people. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
27 Jul 2015

Mother and child, both using the "facekini" to ensure they don't get tanned in the face. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
27 Jul 2015

A man sleeping on the beach under a tree. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
27 Jul 2015

Full body swimming suits is a different way of preventing from getting a tan. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
27 Jul 2015

Swimming suits, tubes and umbrellas give a very colorful touch to the beach life. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
27 Jul 2015

Husband and wife with their colorful swimming tubes. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.

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Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng
By Ulrik Pedersen
27 Jul 2015

Children playing at the beach. Qingdao Beach, Qingdao, China.