Photo essays

The Srinagar-Leh Highway in Ladakh, India – one of the highest and most dangerous mountain roads in the world

Leh (Ladakh) - Srinagar (Kashmir) is one of the two main highways in Ladakh. I have travelled on this road back in 2011 during myRead More »

Mongolian child jockeys – tradition vs business

We have been travelling through the vast and expansive steppe of the Gobi desert in Mongolia for more than two hours. The driver of ourRead More »

The brick factories in Bangladesh and the people who work there

   The rickety taxi flew at a frantic pace on Dhaka's ring road when the view in front of me suddenly appeared; it was Dante'sRead More »

The Dhmaal Sufi Ritual at the Lal Temple in Sehwan, Pakistan

"As you start to walk on the way, the way appears" Rumi I had seen the Sufis in Istanbul many years ago. Then, I readRead More »

Visiting pastoralists in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Most Mongolians living outside the capital Ulaanbaatar are pastoralists. They occupy yurts, scattered hundreds of kilometres from each other, far from civilization. “What were theRead More »

The Siwa Festival in Egypt

This festival occurs in the Egyptian oasis of Siwa, located 900 km southwest of Cairo, during October’s full moon.The history of this celebration goes backRead More »
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