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Mahakam Riven, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
24 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Mahakam River, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
24 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Mahakam Riven, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
24 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Mahakam River, Borneo, Indonesia
By Lola García-Ajofrín
23 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Mahakam River, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
23 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Moving by Boat, Dayak Villages, Borne...
Mahakam Riven, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
23 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Moving by Boat, Dayak Villages, Borne...
Mahakam River, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
23 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Moving by Boat, Dayak Villages, Borne...
Mahakam River, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
23 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Moving by Boat, Dayak Villages, Borne...
Mahakam Riven, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
23 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Moving by Boat, Dayak Villages, Borne...
Mahakam River, Borneo, Indonesia.
By Lola García-Ajofrín
23 Jun 2016

In Dayak Villages, Borneo, Indonesia, the only way of transportation is the boat. The houses float on the Mahakam river and even there are floating mosques.

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Kathmandu's Female Rickshaw Driver
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
10 Mar 2016

"Driving it is all about confidence. Without that it is almost impossible” says Brinda, a 47 year old Nepali, and an electric powered 'Tempo' driver (rickshaw is usually called 'Tempo' in Nepal). Introduced in Nepal in the early 1990s, the electric three-wheel rickshaw is a clean alternative solution to the high polluting diesel powered tempo.
These small vehicles operate as a collective minibus, which can transport up to 12 passengers including the driver. Each tempo uses two big sets of batteries that provide Brinda with enough power for eight round trips on her 16 km circle route from Kathmandu Mall to Galfutar, a nearby town in the Kathmandu valley.
Brinda is a successful mother and business woman, working for almost 14 hours a day from 5.30 am to 7 pm. She manages to have a daily income of 30 USD. Out of that she has to pay expenses for battery recharges, drivers labor union organization fees and parking fees, a total of 7 USD per day.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 01
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
10 Mar 2016

Women drivers at the "Tempo" parking terminal at Kathmandu mall. The electric powered rickshaws start service at 7 am.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 12
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
10 Mar 2016

The parking attendant at the Katmandu Mall rickshaw terminal. He gets paid a daily fee by each driver to deal with the queue of departing rickshaws.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 02
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

"Driving it is all about confidence, without that it is almost impossible" says Brinda Raut, a 47 year old Nepali and an electric powered Tempo driver. While parking at the garage, she does maintenance on her vehicle. In Nepal, a rickshaw is usually called "Tempo".

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 03
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

Brinda Raut, 47, drives carefully through the chaotic Kathmandu traffic.
"I think a woman drives more carefully than a man. In Nepal, a man is usually a bully on the road. Many have no family and do not care if they have an accident. Women have to take care for their daughters and sons" Brinda recalls.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 04
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

Brinda (left side) having some fun with another female driver of an electric powered rickshaw during a battery recharge pit stop. Fifty per cent of these vehicles are driven by women.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 05
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

During rush hours, passengers queue at Ratna park bus stop in downtown Kathmandu to get a ride in a rickshaw.
The small electric tricycle called 'Tempo' can transport only 12 passengers, including the driver.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 06
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

Brinda guides her "Tempo" through traffic on her 16 kilometer circle route inside Kathmandu valley.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 08
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

Passengers in an electric powered rickshaw Tempo drivens by Brinda. Many people think it is much safer and cheaper to travel by the slow speed white colored three-wheeled 'Tempo'.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 09
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

A passenger pays the driver after the ride. Sometimes in a crowd a customer will run off without paying. fortunately with the low cost of a ticket, at the end of the day that is not a big loss for the driver.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 10
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

Workers of the Nepali Electric Vehicle Company changing the batteries in Brinda's rickshaw.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 11
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

Brinda waits for her spare battery to be replaced with a fully charged one so she can drive eight 16 kilometer round trips.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 14
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
09 Mar 2016

Brinda finishes work at 7 pm and heads home to take care of her son Shakti.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 07
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
08 Mar 2016

A three-wheel rickshaw in Katmandu's Ratna Park, If a driver is caught with more than 10 passengers or a customer leaves the vehicle outside of a designated pick-up or drop-off area, the driver will have to pay a fine.

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Nepal Rickshaw Driver 13
Kathmandu
By vincenzo floramo
08 Mar 2016

An electric three-wheeled "Tempo" navigates through evening rush hour traffic in Katmandu.

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Death Trap 24
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
19 Jan 2015

A sunken passenger vessel sits grounded on Kamarjani island, near Gaibandha, Bangladesh on 20 January 2015.

Local people say that there are many new islands emerging in the Brahmaputra river as a result of changing water levels. As a result, passenger vessels which sank a couple of years ago and were not recovered sometimes surface as water levels change.

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Death Trap 9
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

A women who lost her son in the Pinak-6 sinking points to the river Padma as she voices her fury at the Bangladeshi government. The woman feels that if the government had taken the initiative to build a bridge across the river, then her son would not have been missing. The Pinak-6 was a passenger vessel used to ferry people from one side of the Padma river to the other. The boat sank as it made a crossing.

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Death Trap 14
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

A women crawls on the ground at the Mawa Ferry Ghat on August 4, 2014 after her husband went missing when the Pinak-6 passenger vessel sank on the Padma river.

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Death Trap 15
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

A survivor of the Pinak-6 sinking cries on the shore of the Padma river. He was able to save himself, but not his mother, who drowned in the disaster. While many people who take the boats know how to swim, when the boats capsize many passengers panic and cannot save themselves. The saris and baggy clothes popular amongst Bangladeshis also make it hard to swim and lead many to drown.

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Death Trap 1
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

People gather at the Mawa Ferry Ghat near Dhaka after a passenger vessel named Pinak-6 sank. On that sunken passenger vessel, 51 people died and more than 200 went missing.

August 4, 2014

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Death Trap 2
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

Three women cry at the Mawa Ferry Ghat near Dhaka, after their father went missing when the Pinak-6 passenger ferry capsized the Padma river.

August 4, 2014

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Death Trap 3
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

Two sisters become senseless while crying for their father at the Mawa Ferry Ghat near Dhaka.Their father was one of more than 200 passengers who when missing when the Pinak-6 passenger ferry sank in the Padma river.

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Death Trap 4
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

A women is cries at the Mawa Ferry Ghat as her only brother went missing after the Pinak-6 passenger vessel sank in the Padma river.

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Death Trap 5
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

Two women cry for their missing husbands at the Mawa Ferry Ghat after after the sinking of the Pinak-6 passenger vessel.

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Death Trap 6
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

A women is cries with her family members at the Mawa Ferry Ghat near Dhaka after her husband and only son went missing after the Pinak-6 passenger vessel is sank in the Padma River.

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Death Trap 7
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

A Bangladesh Navy diver signals that he has found another dead body from the sunken Pinak-6 passenger vessel.

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Death Trap 8
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
03 Aug 2014

Locals gather at at Mawa Ferry Ghat near Dhaka after the Pinak-6 passenger vessel sank just offshore as it crossed to the other side of the river.

August 4, 2014

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Women-only carriages in Thailand
Bangkok
By Ana Salvá
31 Jul 2014

On August 1, 2014, the Thai government brought back train carriages for women and children under 10 years old. These carriages ceased to be operational in 2002 due to financial losses.

This move comes after the shocking rape and murder of Nong Kaem, a girl of 13 who was traveling on an overnight train to Bangkok on July 6. Since this incident hundreds of thousands of people are pressuring the government to take action and toughen penalties for sex offenders, calling for capital punishment.

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The former Athens International Airport
Athens
By Nikolas Georgiou
29 Jul 2014

"Hellinikon", Athens' former International Airport closed its gates to passengers and it's runways to planes in 2001. Aviation services were transferred to the new "Eleftherios Venizelos" airport, built to cope with the demands of the 2004 Olympic Games that were hosted in Greece. Since then, Hellinikon has become a ghost airport in the outskirts of Athens, reminding passers by of another era. In 2014 the airport and the surrounding area was sold to the development company of the Greek tycoon Latsis. The development plan for the area, containing the former airport, is to be rebuilt with luxury villas, malls and casinos, sparking controversy with locals who would prefer to have a park open to everyone.

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Death Trap 23
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
25 Jul 2014

An overloaded passenger vessel at Sadarghat Launch Terminal, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 27 July 2014. Overloading is one of the reasons for the sinking of passenger vessels.