21 Global Portraits that will make you want to travel

21 Global Portraits that will make you want to travel

 

A series of  travel portraits from around the globe. I hope this inspires you to travel to some of these places.

 

Locals Musicians performing at the Plaza Grande in Quito, Ecuador on a fine Sunday morning

“Locals Musicians performing at the Plaza Grande in Quito, Ecuador, on a fine Sunday morning”

  

Traveler's Zen at a remote Himalayan village called Oslo during a week long hike in Uttarakhand, India

“Traveler’s Zen at a remote Himalayan village called Oslo during a week long hike in Uttarakhand, India”

 

  

A Buddhist monk after his morning prayers at the Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh, India

“A Buddhist monk after his morning prayers at the Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh, India”

 

 

 A farmer carrying produce back to her house in a Himalayan village, Uttarakhand, India

“A farmer carrying produce back to her house in a Himalayan village, Uttarakhand, India.”

 

  

A kashmiri man smoking his Sheisha in a Tourist refuge in Lidderwat, Kashmir, near the Indo-Pak border

“A kashmiri man smoking his Sheisha in a Tourist refuge in Lidderwat, Kashmir, near the Indo-Pak border”

 

  

An old man with his grand-daughter in the charming city of Hue, Vietnam

“An old man with his grand-daughter in the charming city of Hue, Vietnam”

  

 

A kashmiri woman observing the shikaras/boats on the Dal lake - in anticipation. Srinagar, India

“A kashmiri woman observing the shikaras/boats on the Dal lake – in anticipation. Srinagar, India”

 

  

A musician plays a fiddle on the streets of China town, San Francisco, California

“A musician plays a fiddle on the streets of China town, San Francisco, California”

 

 

A waiter serves customers colorful ales in the vibrant khan el khalili, Cairo, Egypt

 “A waiter serves customers colorful ales in the vibrant khan el khalili, Cairo, Egypt”

 

 

 Workers during maintenance work at the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling, India. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999 - only the second railway to have this honor bestowed upon it, after Semmering Railway of Austria in 1998

“Workers during maintenance work at the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling, India. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999 – only the second railway to have this honor bestowed upon it, after Semmering Railway of Austria in 1998.”

 

A Hindu priest on the streets of Hampi, India

“A Hindu priest on the streets of Hampi, India”

 

 

Izmir in Turkey is a beautiful port city. The energy is infectious, the people beautiful.

“Izmir is a beautiful port city. The energy is infectious. The people – wonderful”

 

 

 A flautist high up in the Kashmir Himalayas playing some wonderful music. Those notes from the bamboo coaxed me to get out of my tent and take a look around.

  “A flautist high up in the Kashmir Himalayas playing some wonderful music. Those notes from the bamboo coaxed me to get out of my tent and take a look around.”

 

 

A lady offers flowers and prayers to her late husband on a small rocky island on the Ma river - Ninh Binh province, Vietnam

 “A lady offers flowers and prayers in the memory of her late husband; on a small rocky island on the Ma river – Ninh Binh province, Vietnam”

 

San Cristobal de las Casas in Mexico is full of love. You can't miss it

“San Cristobal de las Casas in Mexico is full of love. You can’t miss it”

 

 

 A man casts a net in the backwaters of Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka.

“A man casts a net in the backwaters of Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka.”

 

 

 A gypsy dancer from Portugal during her practice at the holy city of Pushkar, India

A gypsy dancer from Portugal during a practice at the holy city of Pushkar, India.”

 

 

 A young boy stepping out of his house on a backwater canal in the idyllic village of Kumarakom, Kerala, India

“A young boy stepping out of his house near a backwater canal in the idyllic village of Kumarakom, Kerala, India”

 

 

 A young woman on Dal lake on a breezy summer evening - Srinagar, India

“A young woman on Dal lake on a breezy summer evening – Srinagar, India”

 

 

Selfies are everywhere: En-route Angel's landing, Zion National Park, Utah, USA

“Selfies are everywhere: En-route Angel’s landing, Zion National Park, Utah, USA”

 

 

Shot in Al-Qasr - an old Islamic mud village lying in the sparsely populated western part of Egypt.

“Shot in Al-Qasr – an old Islamic mud village lying in the sparsely populated western part of Egypt.”

 

 

About Praveen Maloo

Praveen is currently based out of Seattle, United States. He loves coffee, conversations, micro-brews, and intimate jazz music scenes. When its not raining in Seattle, he can be seen enjoying the beautiful outdoors of the Pacific North-West.


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