Day 8: Refugees and migrants: Come out to play!

The Auckland International Cultural Festival
Today I practiced accosting complete strangers and asking to take their photos. We all got on like a house on fire. Yay!
the sweetest peas in the pod, from Sierra Leone


A Turk teaches how to drink the coffee. He'd only been in the country a few days and was jolly glad he remembered to pack his hat in case a special occasion should arise. (He didn't use the word 'jolly' of course, but the sentiment was definitely the same!)

gossip comes in every language...
...so do giggling Giddy Girls

a migrant from Bolivia

this photo might be a little bleached but I threw it in anyhoos because I LIKED it


Muslim ladies excited to see their local MP (...they'll get over it...)

beating the jungle drums from Burundi