Mursi Women in Ethiopia with prominent lip plates
Sebastião Salgado is a Brazilian photographer famous for his extraordinary black and white images of life in some of the most remote and least visited parts of our planet.
Salgado’s latest work is the monumental project called Genesis, a collection of more than 200 . . . → Read More: Sebastião Salgado: Genesis
Carnival season 2013 is upon us and whether you are in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, or South America, there is no shortage of celebrations happening all around the world. The most well known festivals are celebrated in New Orleans, Louisiana, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Sydney, Australia, Venice, Italy and Trinidad and Tobago.
Mardi Gras . . . → Read More: Carnival Season Around the World
Originally posted to Flickr by Anas.A at http://flickr.com/photos/50471244@N06/4956886022
Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, and one of the oldest in the world, is no stranger to war and destruction. Most recently, at the end of September 2012, much of the ancient, covered souk, extending 13 kilometres long and known to many as “The Soul . . . → Read More: The Soul of Aleppo – The Ancient Souk
So we started out our Silk Road Journey tracing the goods that come over the border from China and end up for sale at the Karasu market, in Osh, Kyrgyzstan – a major trading hub in the region these days (and days of yore). Traders from all over the region – Uzbekistan, Tajikistan etc, – come . . . → Read More: Day two in Osh, Kyrgyzstan
The good folks at Globe Trekker HQ have asked me to do a bit of blogging while we are out here in Central Asia filming the Silk Road show. (Part of our Round-The- World-Series celebrating 20 years of Globe Trekker.) So blogging is the plan; though the first rule of shooting – . . . → Read More: En route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bishtek, Kyrgystan With Holly