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Gift of refuge - part 2

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 16 May 2014 in People & Portrait.

Tri Nguyen steps down to the shore of Lake Burley Griffin after completing his walk from Melbourne to Canberra. A walk of over 400 miles! His pilgrimage was to deliver a model of the boat in which he and his father and sister fled Vietnam in 1982. Tri and his support team pulled the boat along on a set of wheels. It was an inspiring journey and Gift of Refuge by Tri. His walk was possible because of the people he met along the way and their help and welcome. The spirit of hospitality is alive and well - and the most inspiring aspect of Tri's Gift of Refuge. You can learn more about Tri Nyuyen's journey here.

NIKON D5000 1/400 second F/8.0 ISO 100 16 mm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

There is so much joy carried in this . . I can feel it from afar !

16 May 2014 8:44am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Vraiment une scène heureuse et sympathique.)

16 May 2014 10:43am

pete from blue mountains, Australia

nice story Stephen, big effort...

16 May 2014 12:20pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love that he is still smiling after his journey. A lovely tribute image

16 May 2014 4:30pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great smiles on everyone here! I love the timing of your capture as everyone appears to be dancing as they step down in unison.

16 May 2014 5:59pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A wonderful scene! What an amazing experience and wonderful tribute!

16 May 2014 9:28pm

Gerard1948 from Spain

Another magnificent view and very friendly of the trip of Tri. Everyone seems happy, a beautiful photo. Excellent composition.
Have a good weekend.

17 May 2014 5:44am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

J'adore le costume en contraste avec les tenues décontractées des autres personnages

17 May 2014 6:46am

Langevine from Angers, France

on dirait qu'ils ont peur de tomber en voyant ces pas

17 May 2014 7:11am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb timing and happy photo . A great human story !

17 May 2014 7:21am

Martine from Genappe, Belgium

Superbe instantané

17 May 2014 7:39am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wow ... incredible journey; great expressions captured and scene!

17 May 2014 8:15pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An excellent image.

17 May 2014 11:22pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Top notch pair of doc shots

18 May 2014 4:50pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A happy moment, funny capture of the trio.

19 May 2014 5:29am

1/400 second
ISO 100
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