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Quick photo tour of Souq Waqif

The watchmaker

The perfume seller

The craftsman of music

The craftsmen of local fashion

The artist of the sand bottle


Portraits of Congo

Portraits of Congo

While walking around the small town of Libenge in DR Congo, I saw this kid standing there on his own, not bothered by the noise around him (as I remember there were few kids playing around), busy with his thoughts an the piece of wood (or whatever was that) that kept his hands occupied .

Portraits of Congo

While my colleagues were buying all the bottled water and biscuits from a shop in the local market, these boys were trying to get my attention to be my models for that short moment. The honesty of their joy when I showed them the photo touched me. I still remember it like it was yesterday.

Portraits of Congo

This young girl looked like she was walking with a purpose and not just taking whom I presume was her brother, out for a late afternoon leisure walk. I smiled but she didn’t smile back and we both just carried on.


B&W ( images and thoughts )

“The more I learn about the universe, the less convinced I am that there's any sort of benevolent force that has anything to do with it, at all.”  ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“The more I learn about the universe, the less convinced I am that there’s any sort of benevolent force that has anything to do with it, at all.”
― Neil deGrasse Tyson


“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.”

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”  ― Confucius

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
― Confucius

"The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak." - Hans Hofmann

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” – Hans Hofmann

"The goal of life: simple but not empty. " - Terri Guillemets

“The goal of life: simple but not empty. ” – Terri Guillemets


The back alleys of Souq Waqif !

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