A holy man, covered in ash, looks into the camera and has a wreath of roses on his head.

The sadhu with roses on his head - Kumbh Mela 2019

Dina - Ifaty, Madagascar

Christmas best - 'Grandmother' put on her Christmas best, ready to be photographed by me after her grand-daughter's enthusiastic request

Sadhvis - Kumbh Mela 2019

Mohammad - our scout in the alien landscapes of Dallol, Ethiopia

Mohammad - our scout in the alien landscapes of Dallol, Ethiopia

High Priest - a priest welcomes us to Abuna Yemata, a church carved 2,500ft high in the cliffs of Tigray, Ethiopia

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Baa - my grandmother and my inspiration. Baroda, Gujarat

Swamiji - Parmarth Niketan 2019

Nanna - an old woman enjoys people watching in the sun outside her front door. Mosta, Malta

Ifaty 1

Vezo - a Vezo fisherman dismantles his boat after a morning of fishing. Christmas Day, 2018 - Madagascar

Kumbh 1

Out with the old - In Hinduism, people shave their heads as a sign of new beginnings. Kumbh Mela, 2019

Under the Banyan Tree - Chitrakoot, India

Kumbh 6

Kumbh Mela - 2019

An Orthodox Christian woman shows me her tattoos that remind me a lot of those my grandmother had.

Kumbh 27

Naga Baba - Kumbh Mela 2019

Kumbh 29.2

Naga Baba - Kumbh Mela 2019

Ifaty 2

Vezo - a Vezo woman collects seaweed. Christmas Day, 2018 - Madagascar

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Sea Urchin - A Vezo man shows me how they take the sea urchins out of their shells. Madagascar, 2018

Yusuf - the Hyena Man of Harar

Kumbh 8.1

Kumbh Mela, 2019

Kumbh 31

Kumbh Mela, 2019

Kumbh 32

Kumbh Mela, 2019

Orthodox - the priest of Abuna Yemata, Ethiopia

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Mercato - a woman sells her fruit and veg in a market, Florence.

Turi - Yusuf's farmhand, Turi helps him prepare the meat for the hyena feeding every night.

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