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Fishing in Mangrove Forest
by Trung Pham Huy


A fisherman starts his fishing day in the mangrove forest in the lagoon of Tam Giang in the Hue province. Mangroves lose all their leaves and turn white during the winter season.

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Beach Season
by Alexandr Vlassyuk


I took this pictur in February 2021, on ice hummocks at the Kapchagai reservoir in the Almaty region. The air temperature on that day was -10 degrees Celcius; for our region and season it could be said warm, and so, without waiting for summer, we decided to open the beach season!

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Pray for Souls
by Phu Khanh Bui


In the full moon of July, as part of the Vietnamese culture, women put on the traditional costumes called "Ao Dai" to join the colored lantern and flower-garland releasing festival on the river to pray for happiness and good luck to their families. May the souls of their dead rel...

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Collecting Water from Driedout Riverbeds
by Sujon Adhikary


Around 263 million people globally have access to water sources that are considered safe, but need to spend at least 30 minutes walking or queuing to collect their water. And the task of providing water for households falls disproportionately to women and girls, especially in rur...

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Buddhists Are Praying
by Khanh Phan


Thousands of Buddhists are praying on the occasion of the New Year at Hoang Phap pagoda in Hoc Mon District. They light thousands of candles and pray in the night.

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Correlation
by Amirmahdi Najafloo Shahpar


Muslim men and women in Hamedan, Iran pray for Eid al-Fitr. The last day of Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims throughout the word with prayers and special gatherings.

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Cascate del Mulino
by Christian Gatti


An aerial view of tourists in the natural thermal pools, each one assuming a different position of relaxation.

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Drying Steamed Fish
by Tuan Nguyen Tan


Female workers drying fish in the yard in Ba Ria Vung Tau. Fish is dried to keep for a long time to be used as food without the need for a freezer. Drying is the oldest way of storing food by mankind. Dried fish can be kept for years without spoiling. The drying method is quite r...

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Visit Fishing Nets in Bien Lake
by Tuan Nguyen Tan


Fishermen visit fishing nets in Bien lake under the sunset sun. Bien lake is a top lake created from volcanic craters. Bien Lake is also a large fish bowl of the Central Highlands, including all kinds of freshwater fish such as carp, drifting fish, fighting fish, braces, and tila...

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Harvesting grass
by Khanh Phan


The women are harvesting grass, a type of grass that grows naturally in lowland areas. This grass is found throughout Vietnam, in some low-lying areas in Central and Southern Vietnam. Grass can be used as fodder, fertilizer or a material to keep plants moist. Under the wind and s...

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Floating People
by Raf Willems


This image shows people in inner-tubes while they are attending a concert on a floating stage.

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Commemoration Rituals
by Ahsanul Haque Nayem


About two thousand people form lines as they mourn the death of a local man. This ancient Muslim tradition sees relatives and locals gather to mourn the deceased person 40 days after the passing. The main purpose of the ceremony is to pray for the dead person to ensure he will pr...

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Fishing
by Hoai Nguyen Phuoc


A fisherman in Binh Dinh is catching fish in the seaweed season. This is a type of seaweed that grows and reproduces naturally in the waters of Nhon Hai. Algae plants often live clinging to coral reefs, undersea rocks, when the seaweed grows long and old, it emerges from the wate...

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deep blu
by Paolo Crocetta


With the arrival of autumn in the mountains, the first night frosts occur and when you wake up everything is covered by a thin layer of ice that creates magnificent contrasts with the elements not yet frozen like the surface of this lake.

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Red Chillies Harvesting
by Md Tanveer Hassan Rohan


Women were shorting dry red chillies in a red chili pepper dry factory to preserve them . They get nearly $2 ( 160 BDT) after 10 hours of work and in some places they get less than this amount. Bogura's chillies are famous around the country.

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Plastic Recycling
by Md Tanveer Hassan Rohan


Women are working on a plastic bottle recycling factory in Tangail. After collecting empty bottles from different places they store them in a place and a group of women workers removed the labels before putting these bottles on a recycling machine .

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Sailor of Red Chilies Sea
by Sujon Adhikary


A farmer is going home on his bicycle after laying out red chilies on plastic sheets evenly under the bright sunlight . During the harvesting season which lasts for two month tons of chilis are laid out to dry creating a patchwork effect on open green fields in Panchagarh, a dist...

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Basket Crops on the Cliff
by Minqiang Lu


Every autumn the red hawthorns are harvested. The villagers put the sliced hawthorn to dry on the cliff, which becomes a unique scenery in South Taihang.The ripe hawthorn not only brings the joy of harvest to the villagers, but also brings the gorgeous colors of Taihang Mountain.

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Sea Flower
by Vu Ngoc Tuan


Every year from May to June, Phu Yen fishermen, especially in Hon Yen area and An Hai fishing village, are busy casting nets on the large fishing grounds to catch anchovies day and night.

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People at 10100 Feet Snow Valley Restaurant
by Dipabrata Sur


People having their time spent in the slow cladded valley of Koongdoori, Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir, and having their snacks in makeshift restaurants there. This valley has to be reached from Gulmarg via ropeway or "Gondola" ride and is located in Aphrawat hills, 10100 feet above s...

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