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Friendly smile on a cold winter morning in Shar-e-Naw Park, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Xhilda Lapardhaja, known as ‘The girl who conquered Rome’ is an Albanian model and actress, currently working in Italy.
An Algerian boy wearing traditional cap and jacket in Algiers.
A young Angolan girl from the Mucubal (Mucubai, Mucabale, Mugubale) tribe.
6. Antigua & Barbuda
Charity is a lifestyle blogger from the tiny island of Antigua. When not blogging, she is working on finishing a Bachelors of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietics.
An Argentinian girl smiles for the camera in Plaza De Mayo (Buenos Aires).
2 Armenian iron workers in their van.
These Australian girls hand out flyers at the Australian Grand Prix in 2010.
8 Year Old Matteo, who became famous worldwide for befriending a group of Alpine Marmots.
Teenage girl in Sheki, Azerbaijan.
12. The Bahamas
A man poses with his fruit sculpture in The Bahamas.
Two young cousins smile in a field in Bahrain.
Iqbal, a rickshaw wallah from Chittagong, Bangladesh.
A happy old man, photographed at Nezvish castle in Eastern Belarus.
A smiling young woman called Giulia, photographed in the Belgian capital, Brussels.
A young girl collects bottles in Hopkins village, Belize.
A woman smiles with her baby son in Ouidah, Benin.
The king and queen of Bhutan.
A Bolivian boy on Isla del Sol of Lake Titicaca.
2 young women stop for a photo on the streets of Bosnia.
A Kalahari bush baby in Botswana.
A reveler and a child street vendor pose for a photo during the Banda de Ipanema Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A young chef cooks Roti in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.
Gypsy girls watching a performance during the international gypsy day in Bulgaria.
27. Burkina Faso
Young girl with a beautiful smile in Western Burkina Faso.
Street fun in Burundi.
Shy little boy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Inuit girl in Iqaluit, Canada’s northernmost city and capital of the Nunavut territory.
32. Cape Verde
A happy rasta in Sao Antao, Cape Verde.
33. Central African Republic
Children pictured at a UNICEF supported IDP site in Bossangoa.
Taken in La Serena, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Young students in Bogota, Colombia.
A welcoming smile in Moheli, Comoros.
39. Congo, Republic of the
40. Congo, Democratic Republic of the
41. Costa Rica
Young girl in La Fortuna, Costa Rica, holding her cat.
42. Cote d’Ivoire
Smiling girl with braids in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
Street photography in Zagreb, Croatia.
Friendly tobacco farmer.
46. Czech Republic
Street musicians performing on Charles Bridge, Prague, for the tourists on a seriously cold November day.
A beautiful Scandinavian smile.
Smiling sisters from Dominica.
50. Dominican Republic
Friendly locals on the Street of San Jose de Ocoa, Dominican Republic.
51. East Timor
Playing on the beach in Dili, East Timor.
A very photogenic and cute Huaorani girl in Ecuador’s Amazon.
54. El Salvador
Smiling girl at the lake in Suchitoto, El Salvador.
55. Equatorial Guinea
Smiling girls at a water pump in Equatorial Guinea.
A pretty woman smiling at her store in Asmara, Eritrea.
Young lady in traditional dress, Tallinn, Estonia.
Daasanach tribe girl, Omorate, Ethiopia.
Young woman in Helsinki, Finland.
French girl enjoys a cigarette in a Paris café.
A park ranger kisses his wife goodbye as he departs on a two week anti-poaching patrol in Gabon. Behind the smiles and beyond the two week separation, both of them understand the very real dangers as they say goodbye; over 1,000 rangers worldwide have lost their lives protecting wildlife and natural places in the last 10 years (WWF).
63. The Gambia
Fishermen in The Gambia, known as ‘the smiling coast’ for good reason.
A young man offers free hugs in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Young lovers embrace after their engagement, on the streets of Berlin.
A young girl learns ‘The Macarena’ in Ekumfi Obidan, Ghana.
Four old-timers taking time-out from setting the world to rights in Vytina, Greece.
A Mayan weaver in Guatemala.
Young boy from a village in the Oio district, not far from the main town, Mansoa. Note the tears under his eyes, suggesting the smile may sadly be hiding something.
A queen of the Carnival of Flowers in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Kids having fun at the Tela Annual Celebrations, Honduras.
Identical twins János and István Lukács on their farm in Hungary. They lived in the same house they’d inhabited all of their lives.
Young shepherd during Holi, Rajasthan, India.
Sasak girl at wedding in Lombak, Indonesia.
This is Kiana Sotoudeh from Iran. When she posted this picture on flickr her message was ‘Hi,i am a persian girl from Iran and love all people of the world’. What a beautiful message and smile.
Kurdish school kids smile after lessons in Iraq.
St. Patrick’s day smiles in Dublin.
Candid photo of an old woman writing in Jerusalem.
Candid of a beautiful Italian girl smiling in Turin.
A second grade boy from Christiana Primary School waves and flashes a brilliant smile while a team builds a new shelter nearby.
Juice and smiles in Osaka.
Street merchant in Amman, Jordan.
Pokot girl with a giant beaded necklace and a feather on her head.
A young boy on a bike, Christmas Island, Kiribati.
90. Korea, North
Smiling North Korean children in Wonsan, North Korea
91. Korea, South
Little monks of Jeju, South Korea.
2 young children smile with the Kuwait towers in the background.
Pretty young woman smiling on a bridge in Riga.
Perfect smiles all round at the Hollywood Smile dental clinic in Beirut, Lebanon.
A ‘herd boy’ is excited to attend the opening ceremony of a new herd boy school in Lesotho, Africa.
Liberian boy preparing chicken feet. Foya, Liberia.
Beautiful veiled girl in Ghadames, Libya.
The alps, near Vaduz, Liechtenstein.
Teapots and jumping in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Passers by witness a wedding in Luxembourg.
Friends share a drink and a chat in Skopje, Macedonia.
A young girl smiles as she carries water from the lake near her village.
Children riding bikes in Penang, Malaysia.
Fulani woman with a traditional lip tattoo, Mali.
Tailor in the St. Georges area of Victoria, Gozo, Malta.
111. Marshall Islands
Marshallese are those with ancestry to the indigenous Micronesian people of the Marshall Islands located in the central Pacific Ocean.
Girl smiles during her performance at the Saipan Flame Tree Festival.
Girl smiling in Starbucks, Monaco.
Smiling Mongolian rider.
Smiling girl relaxing on a bench in Podgorica, Montenegro.
A very young shopkeeper in Morocco.
Osvaldo from Mozambique, on the playground (Save The Children).
122. Myanmar (Burma)
A lovely couple selling roses by a Buddhist temple in Yangon.
Smiling Himba girl. The Himba are an indigenous people, native to Northern Namibia, with an estimated population of 50,000.
A child smiles, wearing a welcome to Phuket t-shirt in a derelict factory in Nauru. Once having the highest income per capita in the Pacific, Nauru’s economy and environment collapsed after decades of phosphate mining had been depleted (Greenpeace).
Young Nepalese girl with incredible green eyes.
International pillow fight day in Dam square, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
127. New Zealand
Bungee jumping in Taupo, New Zealand.
Alberto, the 82 year old hermit, who has been carving murals on a cliff for over 30 years in Nicaragua.
A boy wearing his uncle’s cap in Lagos, Nigeria.
Taken in the livestock market in Nizwa, Oman.
Inseparable brothers in Pakistan.
School children enjoy their morning snack on Mabul Island, Palau.
Smiling in boatman in Bocas del toro, Panama.
136. Papua New Guinea
Smiling woman from Trobriand island, Papua New Guinea.
Chamacoco kids, Paraguay.
Luis from the Colca Canyon, Peru.
2 young cousins pose for the camera in the Philippines.
Polish students on a cold day in Warsaw.
Young man gives the peace sign in Lisbon.
Smiling worker braves the heat in Doha, Qatar.
Mother and daughter in traditional Romanian dress.
Olja and Lisa from Moscow.
Girl selling tree tomatoes at a market in Rwanda.
146. Saint Kitts & Nevis
147. Saint Lucia
148. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Lava fields tour guide, Savai’i, Samoa
150. San Marino
Medieval festival in San Marino.
151. Sao Tome and Principe
Outdoor hair salon in Sao Tome.
152. Saudi Arabia
The flower men of Tihama, Saudi Arabia.
Hairdressers at a salon in Dakar, Senegal.
Smiling singers in Belgrade, Serbia.
Gianni, a happy boat tour seller on the sland of Praslin in the Seychelles.
156. Sierra Leone
Smiling young woman in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
Thumbs up from the streets of Singapore.
Smiling on the streets of Bratislava, Slovakia.
160. Solomon Islands
The people of the Solomon Islands, East of Papua New Guinea have puzzled scientists for years with their unique dark hair skin and blonde hair. A recent genetic study found that the islanders have a ‘homegrown’ gene that gives them the blonde hair and is different from Europeans.
Smiling Somali man.
162. South Africa
Ndebele woman, South Africa.
163. South Sudan
Refugee in one of the remotest areas of South Sudan (UNHCR).
Girl with amazing eyes and smile in the North of Spain.
165. Sri Lanka
4 students from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Smiling student in Khartoum, Sudan.
Swedish blogger photographed at Spotlife’s blog awards in Stockholm.
A warm handshake in Basel, Switzerland.
Pizza parlor in Damascus.
Girl with a beautiful smile in Taiwan.
Close kyrgyz friends in Murghab, Tajikistan.
Smiling coconut seller in Ngambo, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Elephant ride seller’s daughter in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
Beautiful Tongan smile.
178. Trinidad and Tobago
Smiling carnival masquerader, Trinidad.
Smiling Tunisian woman in the Medina.
A tired smile in the city where East meets West, Istanbul.
Laughing Sisters in Jerbent, Turkmenistan.
185. United Arab Emirates
Women listening to an MP3 player over coffee in Dubai.
186. United Kingdom
A friendly smile during the Notting Hill carnival, London.
187. United States Of America
2 friends from Southern California smile by the East River in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York.
Smiles at Previa al desfile de las llamadas carnival, Montevideo, Uruguay
Big smiles at a market in Uzbekistan.
The very friendly ferry captain who runs a shuttle to/from Erakor island.
191. Vatican City
Smiling nuns in Vatican City.
Countryside smile near Phan Thiet, Vietnam.
Young friends in Livingstone, Zambia.
Smiling sisters from Zimbabwe.