Travel Portraits

A collection of travel portraits taken during my field work. The stories behind many of these photos can be found at: keyboardandcompass.com
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A Vedda elder pauses for a portrait.  #portrait #travel #photography #sri lanka

A Vedda elder pauses for a portrait. #portrait #travel #photography #sri lanka

An elderly woman flashes her gorgeous smile in Chitwan, Nepal.

An elderly woman flashes her gorgeous smile in Chitwan, Nepal.

A young monk begrudgingly tend to the monastery fire in Shan State, Myanmar

A young monk begrudgingly tend to the monastery fire in Shan State, Myanmar

An fit older gentlemen in Tissa, Sri Lanka.  #portrait #man #travel #photography #smile

An fit older gentlemen in Tissa, Sri Lanka. #portrait #man #travel #photography #smile

Smoke streams and smiles. Taken within the Sundarban National Park, near Khulna, Bangladesh.  #portrait #smile #smoking #travel #bangladesh

Smoke streams and smiles. Taken within the Sundarban National Park, near Khulna, Bangladesh. #portrait #smile #smoking #travel #bangladesh

The Batak Karo people Northern Sumatra's Berastagi region are incredibly community oriented. A man tried to hold his cigarette just out of reach of a friend's child while posing for a portrait.

The Batak Karo people Northern Sumatra's Berastagi region are incredibly community oriented. A man tried to hold his cigarette just out of reach of a friend's child while posing for a portrait.

A tea-farmer poses for a portrait in the hills of Shan State, Myanmar.

A tea-farmer poses for a portrait in the hills of Shan State, Myanmar.

A barefoot factory worker takes a rest between packaging coal in Yangon port, Myanmar.

A barefoot factory worker takes a rest between packaging coal in Yangon port, Myanmar.

Eager Learners. Photo by Jeff McAllister -- National Geographic Your Shot

Eager Learners. Photo by Jeff McAllister -- National Geographic Your Shot

A sadu opens his heart and home to visitors to the Hindu quarters of Old Dhaka, Dhaka District, Bangladesh.  #sadu #hindu #holyman #portrait #smile #bangladesh #travel

A sadu opens his heart and home to visitors to the Hindu quarters of Old Dhaka, Dhaka District, Bangladesh. #sadu #hindu #holyman #portrait #smile #bangladesh #travel


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A tea-farmer poses for a portrait in the hills of Shan State, Myanmar.

A tea-farmer poses for a portrait in the hills of Shan State, Myanmar.

A well-dressed Nepali Hindu stands out in the bustle old-town Bhaktapur.

A well-dressed Nepali Hindu stands out in the bustle old-town Bhaktapur.

An elderly woman flashes her gorgeous smile in Chitwan, Nepal.

An elderly woman flashes her gorgeous smile in Chitwan, Nepal.

A young monk begrudgingly tend to the monastery fire in Shan State, Myanmar

A young monk begrudgingly tend to the monastery fire in Shan State, Myanmar

Watching sunset from a monastery window in Kalaw, Myanmar.

Watching sunset from a monastery window in Kalaw, Myanmar.

#srilanka #soap #gift #galle

#srilanka #soap #gift #galle

home decor, kalaya, sri lanka, colombo

home decor, kalaya, sri lanka, colombo

"Buddhist monks are seen in Colombo, Sri Lanka."

"Buddhist monks are seen in Colombo, Sri Lanka."

Into the Heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Into the Heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Lanka Kade has a wide range of chunky solid wood sets, including this farm set. A wonderful toy to engage in shared play between parents and children, encouraging endless creativity and imaginative story telling. The set comprises two farm characters, animals, and even a wind turbine for the modern farmer, presented in a sturdy wooden tray. The items are made from sustainable rubber wood and are safe for children over 12 months. www.lankakade.co.uk

Lanka Kade has a wide range of chunky solid wood sets, including this farm set. A wonderful toy to engage in shared play between parents and children, encouraging endless creativity and imaginative story telling. The set comprises two farm characters, animals, and even a wind turbine for the modern farmer, presented in a sturdy wooden tray. The items are made from sustainable rubber wood and are safe for children over 12 months. www.lankakade.co.uk

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