Sunday, November 21, 2010

Vote For Amy

A friend has put out a call for votes. Amy Johansson is a finalist in the National Geographic photo contest and her photo is Amazing. See below.

Please follow this link to vote (rank her as high as possible - if you like it, of course).

Unsafe Journey Photo and caption by Amy Helene Johansson

A woman is riding between the railway carriages of a local train heading north from Dhaka, the Bangladesh capitol. Her luggage is tucked under the carriage in front of her. It is the month of Ramadan, a fast which culminates in Eid-ul-Fitr, a three-day celebration. Tens of thousands of people leave the city to go to their home village and celebrate with their families. Trains are packed and many who fail to get tickets before they sell out or can’t afford buying them at the black market ride on the roof of the train or, like this woman, finds a quiet spot between the carriages

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