Varanasi is the epicenter of Hinduism, its Holy City, its Rome or Mecca. In his series, Holy Men: Varanasi , India, Joey L finds these wonderfully expressive faces of holy men, women and boys in his gorgeous portraits.
A friend of our here at 5 things, San Francisco-based world traveller and tour guide Orion Kraus shared with us this story today:
About 6 months ago, I wrote a letter, stuck it in a Sailor Jerry bottle and included a $5 bill for postage. I then threw it in the middle of the deep blue sea during our 17-day passage from NZ to Fiji. I am still in wonder, but yesterday, the world just shrank a whole bunch!!!
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and an honorary member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences in USA, Sebastião Salgado has made a name for himself with 40+ years of stunning work, which have garnered him a great many awards and accolades.
“I hope that the person who visits my exhibitions, and the person who comes out, are not quite the same, I believe that the average person can help a lot, not by giving material goods but by participating, by being part of the discussion, by being truly concerned about what is going on in the world.”