Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It's known as "Venice of the North" or "Venice of the Netherlands". There are absolutely no roads and all transport is conducted by water over one of the many canals.
Child resting on her favourite buffalo at a rest stop beside the road on the Gujjar's semi-annual trek from the Himalayan highlands to Dehradun. In September, part of a group of the Gujjar semi-nomadic tribe is on the move for a month from the high mountainous pastures of Uttarakashi to Dehradun river valley outside the state capital of Uttarakhand, in northern India (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan).
India is second to South Africa in having the most people with AIDS. This is partially due to the brothels. As many believe that through sex with a virgin, STD's can be cured. The result of this is widespread gonorrhea and syphilis in the brothels. Other sexually transmitted diseases are tuberculosis, meningitis, scabies, chronic pelvic infections, etc.