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Posts tagged rickshaw

Dominique LaPierre’s Calcutta

Far too many of you have read the ‘City of Joy’ by Dominique LaPierre. The book has sold more than eight million copies, put Calcutta on the map as both the world’s saddest and happiest place and got rave reviews by the pope. Yes, that dead POPE. Dominique LaPierre continues to come to Calcutta regularly. […]

Malaysian Lovers

I shot this very early in the morning in a public square in Penang. Both of them were fast asleep in the back of the rickshaw, and there was no on else about yet. Maybe they were lovers, or maybe they simply had no where else to go, but there was something touching about it. […]

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