Aldo Pavan ia s journalist and a freelance photographer, but above all a curious traveller wanting to investigate and learn about the world. He is the author of several books (Ganges: Along Sacred Waters and The Nile - published by Themes & Hudson, Lunwerg and National Geographic The Yellow River , The Danube), travel guides (Hungary, Slovenia), poket travel guides and over onehundred travel features compiled in America, Australia, China, the Middle East, South East Asia and Antartica which appeared on travel-journals such as Gente Viaggi, Dove, Airone. He teaches a course of photoreportage at the Istituto di Formazione per il Giornalismo of Milan, one of the most well-known Italian master schools of the sector.