One Day I Will Be a Dancer Kusum, 16, dresses up as a dancer. Nepal. (See previous post) (2/3) « Dancing makes me forget everything I’ve been through. Whenever I watch Nepali musicals on TV, I can imagine myself on screen in a pretty dress. I’ve never had lessons, but I practice all the time – sometimes in the house when I’m doing chores, and sometimes in the mustard field behind my house. Often, my muscles ache from all the work I have to do, but if I could find a way to dance all day long, I don't think I’d ever get tired – all I want is to find a way to do that for a living. But I don’t think happiness is about work. Happiness is family. When my brother was born, I was only six, but I remember everyone being so relieved that he was a boy that we had a lot of celebrations. The party must have lasted for about a week. That wouldn't have happened if it was a girl.
I don’t own a lot of clothes, but this is my favourite outfit. Bright colours remind me of people on TV. Every morning I see my friends go to school in their uniforms, and I feel sad that I can’t join them – I wish I could go to school because education is so important, and it worries me that I don’t know enough. But I don’t like wearing a uniform so this is better. I’m also wearing a necklace that my grandmother gave me. She bought it at a market in Taulihawa, and I never, ever take it off. I love it more than anything. » Words gathered by @corinneredfern
This backstage photo is part of my long term project “One Day I Will” (@1day1will) where young persons dress up in the outfit of who they want to become in the future.
Photographed on assignment by @simonnorfolkstudio for the current issue of National Geographic Magazine.
The columns of a partially restored, second-to-fifth century synagogue in Capernaum lie atop an older structure very likely visited by Jesus, according to some scholars. Nearby, archaeologists discovered a dwelling that was venerated by early Christians – possibly the home of the Apostle Peter.
Capernaum (Hebrew; : כְּפַר נַחוּם, Kfar Nahum; Arabic: كفر ناحوم, meaning "Nahum's village" in both languages) was a fishing village established during the time of the Hasmoneans, located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. It had a population of about 1,500. The village was inhabited continuously from the 2nd century BC to the 11th century AD, when it was abandoned sometime before the Crusader conquest. This includes the re-establishment of the village during the Early Islamic period soon after the 749 earthquake.
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