Dear Reader, This is the most anonymous synagogue I have ever seen. La Ghriba synagogue, in Djerba, Tunisia. Even in super touristic spots of Tunisia you can find rare jewels. The La Ghriba or El Ghriba synagogue is the oldest still-standing synagogue in Africa. A rare piece of […]
Dear Reader, the Volcano of Colima, also known as Volcán de fuego (Volcano of Fire), it is one of the youngest volcanos in Mexico and it erupts basically everyday. We were lucky as last week end this was our landscape for more than two hours drive towards Michoacán. […]
Dear Reader, one of the most interesting and attractive states of Mexico where thousands of adventurers and surfers come every year. Michoacán. Below is what looked like an abandoned lunch & breakfast spot on the rocks
Dear Reader, This Mayan mask represents birth and death as part of a never ending cicle of human evolution through life and the afterlife as it was understood by the Mayas. Death was followed by lavish preparations for the next life after passing through Xibalba, Mayan Underworld.
Dear Reader, below is a photo I took in Tulum where natives perform the Sun dance for gratitude from a high pole and later sliding down while the shaman plays flute tunes.
Dear Reader, ancient people used to believe that you could reach Hell through certain points on our planet. One of them is located in Italy close to Cumae town. Lake Averno. Because the lake used to be a volcano, the crater fumes prevented many forms of life to […]
Dear Reader, In Italy we have many borgos. A borgo is an italian word that normally implies the outer side of an old town, also known as paese. This photo is of Barbarano Romano, my favorite borgo dated approximately 1280 a.D. As in many other bongos, houses on […]
Dear Reader, Not often I can find a place that fascinates me like North Korea. Its existence, its political system, its isolation, run by a psychopathic line of warlords.. Honestly, what’s not to be curious about? Kim Il Sung Following the line of obscure topics, It’s time to […]
Dear Reader, Along the storyline of my trip to North Korea, our tour eventually took us to Namp’o, West seaport city located on the Taedong River. Here we stopped for a visit at the Chollima Steel Complex, located in Nampo, North Korea. Originally built by the Japanese in […]
Dear Reader, North Koreans know how to enjoy life, just like you do in summer: they go to the beach too. This is probably the first place I’ve been in this country where nothing seemed staged and here is why I agree it looks different from beach sides […]