A farmer takes a break from working in a village outside of Bajram Curri, Albania. Residents in more isolated mountainous regions of Albania live a traditional existence, in some cases carrying on the ancient practice of blood feuds and other aspects of the Kanun, an ancient Albanian social code.
People watch the sunset in Durres, Albania. Once a favorite retreat for communist elite, the city has become vastly overbuilt, and has been reported to have one of the most polluted beaches in Europe.
Young men ignite hairspray during the final night of celebration for Dia de Los Muertos in San Andres Zautla, Oaxaca, Mexico.
People pray and leave offerings at the graves of relatives for Dia de Los Muertos at a cemetery in the town of Atzompa, Mexico on November 1 2014.
Protesters declared a general strike and marched in front of the parliament, in response to the Spanish government’s continued austerity measures, on March 28 2012 in Madrid, Spain.
Gazim sorts through the remains of his house, which was washed away the previous day during a flood on the Tirana River, near the village of Babrru, Albania. Gazim lives with other Roma families along the river, and says that people from the nearby village as well as the local government have been indifferent to their situation, providing no support. Roma communities continue to face ostracization and discrimination throughout Albania.
Syrian women wait for their children to be seen at the medical center of the Öncüpınar refugee camp in Kilis, Turkey on December 17 2013. With only a few doctors on staff at any given time, many patients are left waiting for hours.
A man in traditional dress poses before performing at the National Folklore Festival in Gjirokaster, Albania.
Shkoder, Albania seen from Rosafa Castle. The hill has been the site of fortifications since antiquity, due to it’s strategic location, and has been the site of two major sieges in 1478 and 1912.
A child peers around a corner at a man who lost his leg due to infection, at the Konik refugee camp outside Podgorica, Montenegro.
A Kosovar Roma man fixes his bicycle while his family looks on in the Konik refugee camp outside Podgorica, Montenegro.
Shkodrans begin to clear the streets during the start of a major storm in Shkoder, Albania.