As a Nigerian-born travel photographer based in Sweden, Lola has sometimes felt like her voice as an African has been disregarded. So, when she travels, she tries to approach everyone with an open mind and listen to their stories. On a small group tour visiting some of the most remote areas of Uzbekistan – a place that isn’t commonly frequented by travellers of African heritage – Lola looks to build human connections with the locals wherever she can. For Lola, it’s about looking into the eyes of a stranger and seeing what makes them similar to her, despite their differences.
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