From A to B — Photo story

Traveling around the world, photographing locals in their daily routine. Moving from A to B, from place to place, traveling by foot, car, horse or boat has always been interesting for me to document.

Dragan Tapshanov | Tonle Sap, Cambodia 2013
Dragan Tapshanov | Tonle Sap, Cambodia 2013
Dragan Tapshanov | Tonle Sap, Cambodia 2013 & Inle Lake, Myanmar 2016

Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. ― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

Dragan Tapsanov | Mekong delta, Vietnam 2014
Dragan Tapsanov | Mekong delta, Vietnam 2014
Dragan Tapshanov | Mandalay, Myanmar 2016

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. ― Marcel Proust

Dragan Tapshanov | Tonle Sap, Cambodia 2014
Dragan Tapshanov | Tonle Sap, Cambodia 2014
Dragan Tapshanov | Tonle Sap, Cambodia 2014
Dragan Tapshanov | Tonle Sap, Cambodia 2014

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.
G.K. Chesterton

Dragan Tapshanov | Mirissa, Sri Lanka 2015

I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. ― Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer Abroad

Dragan Tapshanov | Andaman Islands, India 2015
Dragan Tapshanov | Andaman Islands, India 2015
Dragan Tapshanov | Andaman Islands, India 2015
Dragan Tapshanov | Iran 2017
Dragan Tapshanov | Iran 2017

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Anaïs Nin

We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there. ― Pascal Mercier

Dragan Tapshanov | London, UK 2016
Dragan Tapshanov | London, UK 2016
Dragan Tapshanov | Berlin, Germany 2016
Dragan Tapshanov | Berlin, Germany 2016

To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.”
Hans Christian Andersen

Dragan Tapshanov | Florence, France 2018
Dragan Tapshanov | Florence, France 2018

Wherever you go, you take yourself with you. ― Neil Gaiman

Dragan Tapshanov | Skopje, Macedonia 2019
Dragan Tapshanov | Skopje, Macedonia 2019
Dragan Tapshanov | Skopje, Macedonia 2019
Dragan Tapshanov | Colombo, Sri Lanka 2015
Dragan Tapshanov | Colombo, Sri Lanka 2015

I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side. ― Roman Payne

Dragan Tapshanov | Colombo, Sri Lanka 2015
Dragan Tapshanov | Colombo, Sri Lanka 2015

We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered. ― Kahlil Gibran

Dragan Tapshanov | Done On village, Cambodia 2014
Dragan Tapshanov | Done On village, Cambodia 2014
Dragan Tapshanov | Langtang, Nepal 2015
Dragan Tapshanov | Langtang, Nepal 2015

Make voyages. Attempt them. There’s nothing else. ― Tennesse Williams

Dragan Tapshanov | Bagan, Myanmar 2016
Dragan Tapshanov | Bagan, Myanmar 2016
Dragan Tapshanov | Lombok, Indonesia 2016
Dragan Tapshanov | Lombok, Indonesia 2016

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey. ― Pat Conroy

Dragan Tapshanov | Iran 2017
Dragan Tapshanov | Iran 2017

The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. ― Christopher McCandless

Dragan Tapshanov | Iran 2017
Dragan Tapshanov | Iran 2017
Dragan Tapshanov | Langtang, Nepal 2015
Dragan Tapshanov | Langtang, Nepal 2015

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. ― George Augustus Moore

Dragan Tapshanov | Lombok, Indonesia 2016
Dragan Tapshanov | Lombok, Indonesia 2016

No matter where you are, you’re always a bit on your own, always an outsider. ― Banana Yoshimoto

Dragan Tapshanov | Inle Lake, Myanmar 2016
Dragan Tapshanov | Inle Lake, Myanmar 2016

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ― Jawaharlal Nehru

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