Beautiful Women Around The World

March 14, 2018
Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other strikingly beautiful women of all types. We gathered a slideshow with some of the work she published on Instagram focusing on the place where these photos were taken, for the whole project, you can buy her book The Atlas of Beauty [online.](http://theatlasofbeauty.com/book).
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Medellin,Colombia

Medellin,Colombia Estefania from Medellin, Colombia.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Reykjavia, Iceland

Reykjavia, Iceland Mihaela met Thorunn in her hometown, Reykjavik, during a freezing day. But her warm and positive personality made her forget instantly about the coldness. Thorunn is a popular singer and songwriter in Iceland. She was a TV host and a judge for Iceland’s Got Talent.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia A young woman in Tbilisi, Georgia , one of the 37 countries she visited.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California “Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.” -Lucille Ball.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa Jade is from Cape Town, South Africa, where Mihaela photographed her in March.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Transylvania, Romania

Transylvania, Romania Cluj, in the heart of Transylvania, Romania.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Mancora, Peru

Mancora, Peru At 21, this young Peruvian from Mancora already has a vast experience as a therapist. Her mother created an alternative therapy and together they dream to open clinics in other countries. For now they founded the first treatment space, in Mancora, Peru.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan Mihaela met in Japan this young woman with indian and Egyptian origins. Sayaka was born in Tokyo, she has a Japanese name, but her parents come from different corners of the world.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Baltic Sea, Finland

Baltic Sea, Finland This captivating photo of a mysterious blonde was taken on the water in the Baltics.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Ethiopia

Ethiopia This young woman is from Ethiopia, where Mihaela traveled in February of 2016.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

New York, USA

New York, USA Mihaela met this Swiss woman in New York.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Shiraz, Iran

Shiraz, Iran Appearing like a living doll, this young woman blends in perfectly with her artful surroundings.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil “Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.” -Groucho Marx
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Youthful and serene with a calm stare.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Amazon Rainforest

Amazon Rainforest This Kichwa tribeswoman of the Amazonian jungles of Ecuador donned her wedding dress (from age 15) in this simple, serene capture.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Harlem, New York

Harlem, New York Noroc took to the streets of NYC, stumbling upon this brunette, braided beauty in her midst uptown.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Cali, Colombia

Cali, Colombia Sensual and seductive bronze brunette.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey Understated, soft elegance of a young Turkish Cypriot.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba Cigars aren’t the only things “smoking” in Cuba, proven by the understated sensuality of this gorgeous subject.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal There’s more to beauty than merely meets the eye, as one can learn from the unspoken mystery of this subject.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest, Romania “Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.” – Diana Ross
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal “I will have mystique.” -Stevie Nicks
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Statement accessories (fur hat and accouterments) amplify this subject’s natural beauty.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Timisoara, Romania

Timisoara, Romania “If you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman.” -Margaret Thatcher
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Delhi, India

Delhi, India “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.” -Maya Angelou
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest, Romania “You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.” -Erica Jong
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” -Coco Chanel
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso, Chile “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

El Paico, Chile

El Paico, Chile “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” -Catherine Cook
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Shiraz, Iran

Shiraz, Iran Subdued, ethereal beauty spotted on the streets of Iran.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Otavalo, Ecuador

Otavalo, Ecuador Noroc captured the earthy essence of the cultural dress and style of this local woman in Ecuador.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Oxford, UK

Oxford, UK “Do you really want to look back on your life and see how wonderful it could have been had you not been afraid to live in?” – Caroline Myss
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba With her bold features, she could be on the covers of magazines in most countries of the world.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Zmir, Turkey

Zmir, Turkey This beautiful girl was photographed in Zmir, Turkey in May 2016.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest, Romania While her greatest passion is surfing and she dreams to ride the waves of Hawaii someday.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Zürich Switzerland

Zürich Switzerland Patricia and Rebecca are sister, separated only by one year.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Munich, Germany

Munich, Germany This gorgeous women in folk outfit was spotted at Oktoberfest in Germany.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa Emma is a frizzy haired blonde with kind eyes and soft features.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy Hard working Italian women posing for the camera before returning to her craft.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands “My grandfather was a doctor; my father is a doctor and I will also be a doctor.”
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy Caterina, professional ballerina, with her mother.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki, Greece Young Mediterranean woman with striking eyes in Greece.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia, Italy Giulia is from a small Sardinian town called Villaurbana. Here she is wearing a traditional costume in her village.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Paris, France

Paris, France Freckled art student with African and European roots and loves the diversity of the world.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal She’s Sona during Holi, Festival of Colours. This huge Hindu celebration is one of the most spectacular in the world.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy Malika from Italy was born from an Italian mother and a Moroccan father.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Daughters and mother on the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Small Village, Guatemala

Small Village, Guatemala Timid looks from this colorful Guatemalan woman in a beautiful flowery dress.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Amman, Jordan

Amman, Jordan Trainer in a self-defense studio for women.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Naples, Italy

Naples, Italy Serena is a bronze-skinned artist making traditional good-luck amulets.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara, Nepal This striking woman was one of the many people from Pokhara were spending their time around the splendid Phewa lake.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Harar, Ethiopia

Harar, Ethiopia Noroc photographed this folk dancer dressed in her performing outfit, having a rest.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany This German young woman travels as much as she can. Her loved ones are spread all over the world and she is still searching for a place where she would love to live. Lisa was coming from a trip when Mihaela met her on the streets of Berlin. She carried a huge backpack with her and many interesting memories.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Delphi, Greece

Delphi, Greece Eleni is from Delphi, Greece. On a normal day, while she works in the restaurant of her family or walks on the small alleys of her mountain town, she wears modern clothes. But once per year, she dresses like this. During Easter, she and her beautiful community celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ as their ancestors used to.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

The Tibetan Plateau, China

The Tibetan Plateau, China This subject beams with playful elegance bolstered by statement accessories.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, Colombia Showing off one-of-a-kind style is no easy feat while fearlessly balancing on a unicycle.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba This subject valiantly throws caution to the wind while donning a sleeveless dress.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan

Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan Floral and feminine with captivating blue eyes.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Colca Valley, Peru

Colca Valley, Peru This subject proves that great style and honoring one’s culture need not be mutually exclusive.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Omo Valley, Ethiopia Tribal touches and a hint of fire give fierce impact to this beautiful woman.
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Several years ago, Photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a journey around the world and captured hundreds of beautiful faces and published 500 of them in a book called The Atlas of Beauty. Noroc traveled 37 countries with her camera and backpack with the goal of focusing on young women and other...

Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan “Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.” – Susan B. Anthony