Monday, February 23, 2009

Chinese 2.0

This is from a few days ago, but I thought I'd post it anyways.

Chinese Workers 4

It was cold, so they made a small fire, boiled some water and had some precooked noodles.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Counting Crows

As I was waiting alongside the Chinese a few nights ago, crows kept circling the camp like the vultures in shitty movies.

Chinese Workers 3

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Chinese Workers 2

Another day with the Chinese workers. Snow didn't make it any easier for them.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Chinese Workers

Approximately 300 Chinese workers have been living in makeshift tents across the street from the Chinese embassy in Bucharest, to protest against their Romanian employers who have fired them without paying their salaries for the last two months.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Ice Climbing

Russia's Julia Oleynikova descends during the ice climbing final of the Ice Climbing World Cup, Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2009, in Busteni.

Lucrative Prisoners

Mihai Popandron (1) and Radu Robu, prisoners in the Barcea penitentiary, make shoes in a jail cell, Friday, Feb. 8th, 2009. Popandron and Robu are just two of many prisoners who work for a German company which, despite the financial crisis, has extended their contract with the prison.

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Got Milk?

Romanian farmers are no longer allowed to sell milk and cheese in public markets, unless they prove their facilities abide by EU (European Union) standards. Which, in many rural areas, is pure science-fiction. I photographed this lady yesterday in a village north of Bucharest, who trades or sells the milk she gets from the only cow her family owns.

Sunday, February 01, 2009