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  • Song of the Indri

  • While camping in Maromizaha, Madagascar, I woke up every morning to the calls of indri, a critically endangered species of lemur. Males and females form monogamous pairs, and reinforce their bond as well as their territory by singing sweeping, eerie duets that resonate through the forest. I will admit that I…

  • Credit: Isabelle Clark
  • Tags: Madagascar
  • The River

  • This was taken at my campsite outside of a village called Vohitrarivo in Madagascar. Every evening we came down to bathe in the river after a long, hot day of fieldwork following lemurs. One day two young boys from the village came through with their zebu to give them a drink…

  • Credit: Isabelle Clark
  • Tags: Madagascar
  • Velo

  • This is Velo, one of our guides. Barely older than us, he was able to answer any question about every living thing in the rainforest of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. I caught him here waiting for a greater bamboo lemur to come into range so that he could dart it –…

  • Credit: Isabelle Clark
  • Tags: Madagascar
  • Hands

  • The children of Ambotiaviavy are some of the most animated and energetic I have ever met. Despite the fact that they only spoke Malagasy, which we only knew a few basic words of at the time, we were able to communicate through play. The remote village they live in does not…

  • Credit: Isabelle Clark
  • Tags: Madagascar
  • Chameleon

  • Some of the wildlife I saw in Madagascar was truly otherworldly, or at least seemed like it came from another time. Pictured is a Parson’s chameleon – it is one of the largest chameleon species and can only be found in the rainforests of Madagascar. The males have large horns that…

  • Credit: Isabelle Clark
  • Tags: Madagascar
  • Away from the city

  • We drove through the mountains for hours in a big tour bus before we finally arrived at our destination--what seemed like the middle of nowhere in Camlihemsin, Turkey. It was a mountainous region in the northeastern part of Turkey in the Black Sea region. We piled out of the bus, sore…

  • Credit: Malia Stephens
  • Tags: Duke in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Bubble Blessings

  • I took this photo on Istiklal Street. Istanbul’s largest pedestrian street. All along the street there are people trying to sell you anything they can. I came across this man selling a bubble blower and after several minutes of trying to catch the right moment in the right lighting I shot…

  • Credit: Allison Kam
  • Tags: Duke in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Balloons

  • I took this picture while I was waiting to board a hot air balloon in Cappadocia. This had been a number 1 on my bucket list for a year and I was thrilled to be there experiencing it with such a great group of people.  We woke up at 5am to…

  • Credit: Allison Kam
  • Tags: Duke in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Haven

  • I had been chasing the sunset for days trying to get into the city at just the right time and find a spot where the lighting was perfect. On a Wednesday afternoon I scrambled for my metro card and ran to the station to try and get to Taksim before the…

  • Credit: Allison Kam
  • Tags: Duke in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Lady and the Domes

  • This photo was taken around 5pm on a Thursday afternoon. I was on a rooftop with domes right beside the Grand Bazaar. One of my classmates mentioned the place to me and after an hour of searching I finally found it just in time to watch the sun set. In this…

  • Credit: Allison Kam
  • Tags: Duke in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Principe Pio - Madrid, Spain