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.”
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.