The Village In The Dunes: A Photo Essay

The four-wheel drive stopped in the compound. Through the tinted windows I could see a fearsome dog straining at its chain and baying at the vehicle. Its fur was the same muddy yellow color as the sandy soil beneath its feat and the packed earth walls of the farmhouse buildings. A rickety wooden door in one of the walls opened slowly, as if commanded by a magic cipher, and a woman stepped out. She was the same shape and color as a boiled potato, and she motioned for us to come inside. We filed into the central hall and were served lunch.

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South Of The Clouds – Photo Essay

Yunnan province, its name literally meaning “south of the clouds”, is a beautiful region in the southwestern periphery of China. Early in 2015 I was fortunate enough to spend six weeks wandering around this mysterious land. Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar border Yunnan to the south. In the west, the Himalayas loom, separating the Tibetan plateau from the east. An incredible diversity of landscapes ranging from alpine forests, dusty plains, and tropical lowlands make for a place that will not disappoint those itching to satiate their wanderlust. These photos were taken on a Nikon F2 camera, using Kodak Ektar 100 film.

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