Wonderful Intimate Photos Of Women Villagers Who Run The Show In Rural Russia

More and more Russian men have left their homes in the countryside to seek work, leading to the unlikely rise of the village matriarchs and their tough farm daughters. Continue reading »

Everyday Lives Of Villagers In Indonesia Captured In Heartwarming Photos

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Self-taught landscape and portrait photographer Herman Damar, based in Jakarta, captures everyday life in villages throughout Indonesia. Many of his lively photographs focus on children‘s daily adventures and their close connection with nature. Damar‘s photos are filled with warmth, sincerity and wise optimism, tempting us to go visit Indonesia’s alluring 13,466 islands some day to see the beauty of its nature and its people with our own eyes. Continue reading »

Chinese Villagers Zip Line


This cable ropeway suspended between cliffs is the only access to Yushan village in Hubei Province, Chin, which has a population of just over 200 people. The ropeway was built in 1997; before that villagers faced a walk of several days to get to the next nearest village. The ropeway, which is powered by a diesel engine, is 1,000 metres long and 400 metres above the valley floor. (Quirky China News/Rex Features) Continue reading »