Mill Cat, Dordogne region in France near Sarlat and Les Eyzies. We were talking with the mill operator and I happen to glance around and saw this perfect image and managed to get one shot off before the cat jumped down and wandered off.
Dragonfly Catcher, Bali. This woman was catching dragonflies for dinner. She used a long bamboo pole smeared with some sticky fruit to entrap the dragonflies.
School Boys, Durbar Square, Bhaktapur, Nepal This was a late morning recess for the school boys shown.
Durbar Square Restaurant, Bhaktapur, Nepal. The morning food preparations complete, the cooks survey the square while awaiting their lunch customers.
Bakers, Chéngdû, China
Tea Server, Forbidden City, Beijing, China. An innocent day dreaming behind the wavy glass of the tea house where she works.
Tibetan Pilgrim, Monastery, Tibet
Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, Morocco. This is a lightly inhabited village on the edge of the Sahara Desert. We were told that this exotic compacted earth architecture originated in Yemen.
Sahara Desert, Morocco. This clear sunrise followed a full blown brown out sand storm the previous evening.
Chicken seller, small market outside of Casablanca, Morocco.
Blue Berber, Spice seller, Djemma el-Fna Square, Marrakech, Morocco.
Boy to be circumcised, outside of Rabat, Morocco. We happened to be in Morocco when the 2 year old prince was being circumcised. To celebrate the prince's circumcision the king was offering free circumcision to other boys. This boy in particular was too young to understand what was to happen to him and seemed more put off by the fussing that his mother and grandmother were doing and the fancy clothes he had to wear.
Owl Girl, Sahara Desert, Morocco. I think of her as the owl girl because she and her younger brother each turned up with a baby owl in their hands. These bedraggled owls gulped down the water that we gave them.
Snake Handler, Kasbah - Amerhidil, Morocco. This guy's showed up with a couple of snakes in a burlap sack and then unhinged one snake's jaw and attached it to his forehead while holding the other one in his hand.
Rajasthan, India. We stopped our car along the road from Pushkar to Jaipur at a farmer's market. I was able to take a number of portraits of interesting old men that were sitting around waiting for customers.
Washing, Ganges River, Varanasi, India. This scene was repeated all along the Ganges River in Varanasi. In spite of the river being incredibly polluted, people washed dishes or industrial milk pails, swam, bathed and brushed teeth in this river.
Sweeper, Amber Fort, outside of Jadpur, India. Shy woman sweeps the former harem of this opulent palace.
Rajastan, India. This woman and a bunch of her friends were fetching water from the town well when I happened along. They carried the water in large metal jars on their heads.
Woman & Child, Antigua, Guatemala. Textile seller.
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. A 10,000 foot peak reflected on the surface of an exquisite mile high lake during sun rise.
Blue Man, Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.