#nofilter

Many children in Vietnam live along rivers and waterways that are often extremely polluted. Daily exposure to contaminated water causes serious health effects, although these are not always directly visible. In desperate need for a strong campaign, Unicef has decided to call on the most vulnerable victims—children—to help shock people into awareness of their situation.

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Continuing Education

This  is Tai. He’s currently in fifth grade. His mother proudly shows us all the certificates and achievements Tai and his sister have won in school over the years. Tai is proud of his most recent academic awards, however, next year, like all the other kids in his village, he will stop school and start

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Panavision

Hoi An Panorama is a 150-page photo book extolling the virtues of central Vietnam’s charming Hoi An, one of the country’s best known and most visited tourist destinations. The book covers the Ancient Town as well as the river, rice fields and beaches nearby, while also highlighting local specialty dishes such as mi quang. This

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A Forgotten Childhood Revisited

One man’s journey from beggar to photographer Rising fashion photographer Lee Nguyen has a very striking pose of his own that’s a deliberate study in making other people feel uncomfortable. Tilting his head with its close-cropped spiky haircut and smoothly-trimmed beard, he folds his hands on the tabletop and rests his cheek gently on his

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Namibia

In the Southern part of the Namid Desert lies Sossusvlei, a dry salt lake surrounded by high sand dunes. The landscape is strikingly reddish-orange, due to high concentrations of iron and consequent oxidation processes. Fauna ranges from beetles, rodents and springboks to ostriches and even desert elephants. The most noticeable flora include Acacia trees and

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Peru

Beachside town Huanchaco approved as a World Surfing Reserve in 2012 Lake Titicaca, located in the Andes on the border of Peru and Bolivia 15th-century Inca site is located 2,430 meters above sea level Stairs leading to the Temples in the upper town of Machu Picchu   Images by Jimmy van der Kloet  

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Bolivia

*Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world, near the crest of the andes at a 3,656 meter altitude  *Isla del Pescado is an outcrop of land in the middle of Salar de Uyuni covered in cacti. *A 7.5-hour train ride from Oruro to Uyuni through desert landscapes  *7am, hot springs close to

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The Mist cast: Life in dance

Seventy percent of Vietnamese live in rural areas, spending their days tending rice fields, visiting temples and preparing for early morning market. The Mist portrays Vietnamese farming life through contemporary dance (select performance dates in 2015). We asked some of the dancers to take their moves from the Saigon Opera House stage to the countryside,

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Bay from above

Viewed from above, Halong bay resembles a geographic work of art. From the air, you can see parts of the bay not visible from the cruise boats – sculpted valleys, hidden lakes and deep craters, all carpeted in an iridescent green which looks beautiful in the late afternoon sun. The forms of the islands change

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