“The lord makes beautiful people.” So goes an oft-repeated line by a life-worn uncle of mine. Call it god. Call it Mother Nature. The world is full of interesting faces which are backed up with interesting personalities. Below, is a growing compilation of faces which make up the human race.
A young farm hand pauses for a photo as she returns from the fields.
Southern girl of the US. Ranger, Texas
You have to start young if you want to be a cowboy. Texas
Getting ready for the opening of Hansel and Gretel. Theatre has won me over the last few years.
A quick shot near the Taj Mahal. Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
After 60 hours of labor, this baby is welcomed into the world. Weatherford, Texas
Children on the Malaysian island of TIoman.
A bit of the old world in the new world on the Paseo Ahumada in Santiago, Chile. Chile’s population today reflects that of it’s European immigrant past; particularly from Spain, Italy, Germany and England. The remaining indigenous people are Mapuche in the south and Aymara in the North.
A beautiful face from Bolivia
In the backstreets of New Delhi, India
Cutting horse pro and her noble steed
New Delhi, India
Shooting the breeze in Kayin State, Myanmar.
A Texas woman displays some of her history at Shaw-Kemp Ranch.
A musician in Buenos Aires plays a bandoneon. A type of concertina, the instrument is popular in the Southern Cone countries of Argentina and Uruguay. It’s indispensable in traditional Tango ensembles.
This young Burmese child displays thanaka cream applied to his face. Thanaka is especially common among girls and women in Myanmar. Thanaka is made from the bark of several distinct species of tree. It’s believed to provide protection from the sun, soften the skin as well as provide anti-fungal properties. The tradition of applying thanaka to the skin goes back several thousand years in Myanmar.
The innocence of childhood. This young girl was overcome with joy when her mother gave her this doll. She also is displaying the Burmese tradition of applying thanaka cream to the face. Photo taken in Kayin State, Myanmar
Taking a break in rural Myanmar
Age-old traditions live on in Shan state, Myanmar.
Shopping in a Kolkata market. India
Vices and pool go hand in hand
Children are always the first to welcome visitors into villages in rural Myanmar
Sherpa children in Nepal. A hard existence doesn’t take away from their friendliness.
A gentleman in period dress at Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth, Texas
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