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Visiting the Tomb of Dante Alighieri in Ravenna (Italy).

Visiting the Tomb of Dante Alighieri in Ravenna

You can’t talk about Italian literature without mentioning Dante Alighieri who peacefully rests in Ravenna. I’d say that his Divine Comedy (Divina Comedia) is, perhaps, the greatest Italian literary work the world has ever known. It’s a classic that must be read whether you’re a believer of hell, purgatory and paradise or not. Is Dante’s Tomb […]

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The Vatican Swiss Guards (Rome, Italy).

The Vatican Swiss Guards Have Been Protecting the Pope Since Renaissance Period

The Vatican Swiss Guards are usually found at St Peter’s Basilica. If you’re facing the dome, you can find them on the left side of the church. They’re usually in pairs. There’s also one on the right side, after you pass through security (last photo below). The Swiss Guards. You might ask why not Vatican […]

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The Dashing and Fashionable Men of Florence (italy).

The Dashing and Fashionable Men of Florence

This is my first post in Florence – and it’s all about boys. Or men – the fashionable men of Florence. I was walking on my way to SM Novella Train Station this afternoon when I noticed these men in the middle of the street, A photographer was busy directing them to pose this and […]

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Street ear cleaning is a thing in India.

Street Ear Cleaning is a Thing in India

Yes, street ear cleaning is a thing in India. Or maybe, it’s just in Delhi. These are my very first three photos when I landed in the country’s capital. I saw these guys outside the metro. I stood next to them because I was waiting for someone to pick me up so we could go […]

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RCMP Officer Floating Busker in Toronto.

Explain this to me: Floating Busker

Can someone explain this to me how a floating busker gets his ass up on the air? I was hypnotized and I wracked my brains out on how this thing happen. I’m sure this one doesn’t involve magic or hypnotic evil spells, right? I’m beginning to think that his shadow (looks like a devil’s horn) gives […]

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2015 Humans of Toronto Trans March

Humans of Toronto Trans March 2015

Inspired by Humans of New York, I set my own agenda for the day: to photograph the Trans of Toronto Trans March. I’m not really good at starting conversations, so, instead of asking them directly, I asked them to pick one question from my camera bag. It’s like an extemporaneous speech but I told them […]

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The Onion Guy

The Onion Guy

“Cebolla! Cebolla!”, so I heard the onion guy screaming loud enough to be heard by household residents. I paced faster to get closer to snap a photo of him which he happily obliged without any return. He asked me where I come from and in jest, he said, “Buy this to Canada.” I smiled and asked […]

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Portraits of Cubans and Their Way of Life

When traveling, I have this habit of talking to locals and asking them for their portraits whatever they are doing. I’d ask their names and I’d give mine even if they won’t ask. Most of the time, I got affirmative answers but there were few times I was refused but they’re willing to do it […]

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Portraits of a Geisha Kyoto japan

Portraits of a Geisha

Geishas are cultural icons in Japan. It’s an old-age tradition that’s diminishing nowadays as the country moves on to modern times. You can see them in Tokyo but there are only a handful of them. In Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital, they can be seen in Gion, a district where most of the traditional Japanese houses […]

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This Life in China Series - Napping Outdoors starts with me (pretending) sleeping in one of the benches outside the East gate of the Forbidden City.

Life in China – Napping Outdoors

A powerful nap can make a difference in your day. Ask that to anyone who makes napping outdoors a habit, a routine in their daily lives. When an irresistible nap takes over, a head doesn’t consider a place to rest on–be it on a bench, a fence, a wall, a chair, a rail or a […]

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