Portraits of interesting faces I’ve encountered in my travels.
This is Tomislav. A waiter working at a cafe in Dubrovnik, Croatia. A nice young man that spoke excellent English and had made plans to move to Canada with his friends. He lamented about the lack of opportunity in his own country, but he appreciated his interactions with people from all over the world. Consequently he is named after a famous Croatian King, and an excellent dark beer!
My mother and I spent more time than you would think in a local Laundromat in Split, Croatia. These two trouble makers were messing around with piles of clothes and pushing each other around on a cart. They reminded me of two boys that grew up in my home town. It took some effort to get them to stay still long enough to take their photo.
When I held up my camera at this woman on the docks of Dubrovnik, she pointed right at me and smiled.
Passed by this street performer on the outskirts of Split in Croatia. After a few offerings in his basket, he was happy to let me take his picture. He played a pretty mean accordion.
This was my taxi driver from Ljubljana, Slovenia to Croatia. Not what I was expecting in a cab driver, but she turned out to be a fun and insightful guide. It was very interesting to get a young Slovenian’s perspective on things. Don’t think she liked me taking her picture very much though…
In the village of Trogir, in Croatia, I came upon this mother and daughter while climbing a bell tower in a local church. They asked me to take a picture with their camera, and afterwards they were pleased to let me capture them with my own camera.
This woman was a native of the village of Trogir, in Croatia. She was going to college on the mainland nearby and working in this tourist shop on the side. Her English was very good and she was more than happy to let me take her picture.
In Split this Australian man sat playing his didgeridoo. I’d never heard one before. It was one of the strangest sounds I’ve ever encountered.
On a train from Ely to Norwich, England, I sat across from a young Brit who called herself Honey. She was a blogger and a poet, wearing hand-made clothing and jewelry. She thought I was a “nutter” for taking her picture, but I couldn’t resist. She was the most interesting person I met during that whole trip.
While walking the market in Ljubljana, Slovenia, I came across this lovely old lady selling beautiful flowers. She nodded graciously when I motioned to my camera.
While staying in the city of Split in Croatia, I noticed this woman selling fruit. Couldn’t resist.
I know this might not count as an interesting face but, these kittens were holed up in a box outside my b&b door in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
I captured these gentlemen looking my way near the fish market in Split, Croatia. I was trying to be sneaky about taking the picture but it doesn’t look like it worked.
This couple was vacationing from Australia. My family and I kept on running into them time and time again. They had become part of the trip, so I had to get their picture.
Zora was my family’s lovely landlord while staying in a beach town in Croatia. She was a wonderful host. She didn’t speak much English, but was happy to have her picture taken.
Nadia worked a desk at the docks in Dubrovnik. She was studying in the city, business I think. Good English and incredibly courteous.