Month: June 2017

Baku-Azerbaijan-fortune-teller-bench
Azerbaijan

The Fortune Teller of Baku

Sparrows fly through the air, twittering excitedly. Stray pairs of romantic couples sit in the shadows. A cigarette seller chews absentmindedly on a…

ecuador-piranha-fish-napo-river
Ecuador

Illegal in the Jungle

The rain beats down incessantly upon our jackets like a rhythmic soundscape in the Río Napo countryside. It seems unreal, not least because…

Southern-Ethiopia-Human-Zoo-Jinka-Kids
Ethiopia

Tradition vs. human zoo

The sign of Addis Abeba vanishes in the thick smog of the capital. The jeep jiggles, while the driver manoeuvres his way through…

Turkish-cuisine-Istanbul-ferry
Turkey

Home at a friend’s place

Selin loves to cook. She’s been doing it her whole life. She especially loves to cook for others, introduce them to the Turkish…