Straight from the heart

Sep 30, 2015

chl ives logo3American-born photographer Thomas Ives has worked for international news and feature magazines for over 38 years. His photo essays and images have appeared in National Geographic, Time, Geo, Stern, Newsweek, Life, Smithsonian, and many others publications. He currently lives in Vilcabamba with his Ecuadorian partner.



Good friends Sisa and Magerli solve the problem of having only one pair of inline skates.

I often see them in the park sharing skates or trading turns on a scooter … and always sharing their smiles and laughter.

The picture was taken in Parque Central, Vilcabamba.

Thomas Ives

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