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Little kids boating down the Amazon River in Brazil at sunrise. It's always a marvel to see how independent kids are in countries around the world. In the USA where I'm from, kids are incredibly sheltered and many parents fear allowing their children to do anything alone in the outside world. But in my travels I've seen 8-year-olds with babies on their hips, 12-year-olds carrying heavy bundles of wood down the road by themselves. In Pakistan I've seen adolescents herd goats through remote mountain passes for days, and in India I've seen small children weaving their way through smog and horns and dangerous city traffic. On my recent clinic in the Amazon I met a tiny boy responsible for cooking breakfast and lunch for his entire family by himself. He said he likes doing it. Many parents at home would be horrified to see what kids do on their own in these countries. In some ways it's sad. Part of the children's freedoms are borne from necessity and their parents' inability to watch over them all day. But on the other hand, I think it's incredible how strong and independent these children become at a young age. Unlike spoiled babies from privilege countries, many of these kids work hard and help their families and communities without question. Is one way of living better than another? As always, it's hard to say. . . . Shot on assignment for @onesight

Throwback to a colourful week in Singapore. Singapore is clean, colourful and fast. View from the 18th floor of Orchard hotel where I stayed weeklong.

Grasshopper stretching that back leg

The spotted dove (Spilopelia chinensis) A small bird with rapid flight. when intruded the bird will make a flappy exit. I personally like this bird and it's "cuk cuk coorrr" call. Hope you enjoyed the Pic. Now I am going to ask you a favor!! Please do keep some water in a shade near your home for those thirsty birds or animals out there. A small action of yours will save lives of many. Save wildlife, save nature. #_birdpicoftheday_ #birdfreaks #birdsadored #pocket_birds #birdstagram #birdwatching #birds #your_best_birds #indianbirds #nuts_about_birds #wildlifephotography #intothewild #wildlifeindia #wildlifeonearth #Wildbird #Wildlife_vision #natgeowild #natgeotravel #natgeotravel #natgeoyourshot #naturyst #nature #nature_sultans #animalplanet #Planetbirds #wwf #chennaibirdphotographer #nikon #insideamazon #wings_in_light

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This beautiful layer of fresh water on top of El Cielo is what some rainy days left behind. I'll think twice before I complain about the rain again We are going back there next week for the students to take some photos, can't wait for that 😀 #oceannomadsonelife