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Drying Rice, Northern Vietnam

This shot of a woman tending to part of her annual rice crop was taken in the village of Puco, a settlement of about 30 families near the border between Phu Tho and Yen Bai provinces in north-central Vietnam. Taken six years ago today, it remind me of many things: her modest home, her hospitality, the children she "adopted" so they could attend the…
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Pic du Jour: Sand Dunes at Sunrise, Southern Qatar

I booked a 04:30 ride yesterday morning to catch the sunrise at the Khor al Adaid, or so-called Inland Sea, that sits at the edge of a natural desert border of high rolling sand dunes between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. I knew even before the pre-dawn light began to appear that the conditions wouldn't be ideal. In fact, each direction featured wildly…
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