• How to Deal with Locals Who Ask You for Money to Take Their Photo

    5 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    The Sun was on the horizon, a perfect orange ball. It was another beautiful sunset in Hoi An, Vietnam and we were out on a photo tour through a local village, taking advantage of the dreamy light. While the group spread out to take photos of people harvesting rice in the paddies, I noticed one of my students walking back toward me. She appeared hunched over in defeat.
    “What's going on?” I asked.
    She replied, “I went to take a picture of a woman and she asked me for money, so I left and didn't take the photo.”
    Unfortunately, this is something I'd heard many times before.
    While traveling in...
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