Air rescuers of the 15th Stormo are a special and exclusive Italian Air Force unit: just a little over 200 have been trained in the last 50 years. The department is operative 24/7, with intervention times ranging between 30 and 120 minutes.
The Neamţ monastery, which has its roots to the 12th century, is regarded as the Jerusalem of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Driven by Esteban the great in the 15th century, the monastery precinct dedicated to the Ascension of Christ
2018 marks the 20t h anniversary of the signing of Northern Ireland’s peace accord which is referred to by some as the Belfast Agreement, and by others as the Good Friday Agreement . It also marks the commencement of Britain’s exit from the European Union,with Northern Ireland providing Britain with its only land border into the rest of Europe.
This is a country in Eastern Europe, located between Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east and south. It declared its independence with the same borders as the former Soviet Socialist Republic of Moldova in 1991, as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
“how was your day?” collects scenes from kindergarten life of children. With this project I show parents what their kids do when they aren’t around. I tried to create imaginary space for parents to observe kids and their daily life in an unmonitorred space the kindergarten is.
From the Ottoman Empire until today, Turkey is a country that hosts the many different cultures. One of them, perhaps the lesser known, is the Afro-Turks. Since the 19th century, Black Turks or Afro-Turks, who came to the Ottoman Empire through slave trade, for work or for military service
Two decades after Nelson Mandela was elected, and after the much lauded peace and reconciliation process, racial tension in South Africa is still a major issue. Many believe that the country has become more divided as the economy
Jerusalem is a city of three religions, The Wailing Wall is a sacred place for all Jewish people. A pilgrimage to Mecca is the obligation of every Muslim. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is visited by Christians, while Hindus have Varanasi- known as Benares.
The Netherlands made contact with the Indonesian archipelago in the 16th century. Over three hundred years of contact with the Dutch gave rise to a population of Indo-Europeans—Dutch citizens sharing both European and Asian ancestry.
In Purulia Chhau dancers wear large stylised masks while performing and hence the evolving of Chhau Mask making. This dance form is predominantly seen in the states of Odissa, West Bengal and Jharkhand
Scientist from Kazakhstan Boris Smerdov is 77 years old. Half a lifetime he has spent “deeply worried about” the Aral Sea. On retirement, the scientist has been descrambling the secret signs he discovered at the bottom of the Aral Sea.
She has dedicated her life to the visual arts, her greatest passion. “Rhythms of a new open Cuba” is a visual narrative of Cuba today. She spent three months travelling around the island staying with locals and sharing experiences with them.
For photographers, food markets are always a tempting place to shoot with their bounties of colors, shapes, textures and people. Over the years, I have visited a large number of food markets in various parts of the world including many in India.
From 3 to 5 February Catania honors Agata. Three days of cult, devotion, folklore and traditions that are not found anywhere else in the world.
St Agatha’s day, the most important religious festival in the city.
I grew up with this around the corner market “Piata Flavia”, and it was always a lot of fun to go there with the hope that maybe, this time, I can find that “golden fish”, meaning something useful and as cheap as possible.
While traveling to different countries for last 10 years, I was lucky to be present in a few occasions when nature took the lead and played with colors.In fact, after witnessing the first twilight while traveling from Kathmandu
Merry-go-rounds have been existing for nearly 400 years now – whether on the Oktoberfest, the Cannstatter Wasen or on Stegener Markt, a market nearby Bruneck, a small town in South Tyrol, close to the Austrian border.
Little India is the centre of a large Indian community in Singapore and is one of the most colourful attractive places to visit in Singapore.Words cannot express how amazing Little India is, the food, the overall entertainment and attitude.
Kolpino is a small town in Kolpino district of St. Petersburg, Russia. Here, in a building that once was occupied by a tire shop, Kolya Afanasyev and three more men with musculoskeletal disorders decided to do their powerlifting workouts.
I love capturing architecture and landscape in long exposure, and the place where i live is great for that ! A reflex, a nd filter, a tripod, and it’s just i need, to dream and discover the beauty which surrounds me.Let me talk with you, about some photos …
The festival of Sant’ Agata is the most important religious festival to take place in the city of Catania in Sicily. It is celebrated in honor of the patron saint of the city, and is one of the most biggest Catholic religious holidays
Jorge Fernandez was born and raised in the small Spanish town of Monzon. After finishing high school he moved to Madrid to get a technical engineering degree. In the late 90’s he started to study film photography during a few years and after that he decided to do the jump to digital
It was a chance drive as at the last moment the meeting at Black Forest got confirmed. I was in Bregenz, Austria. So we headed to Black Forest. It was a cold February winter and there were hardly any human presence on the road or on the streets.
Myanmar is a religious country with more than 85% of the population practice buddhism. It’s common for children spend period of time as a monk in a temple and at the end decide to come back with parents or follow holy religion.
Japanese master sword makers, had to find new ways for the finest blades in the world to come to the light after the katana – Japanese sword, had been proclaimed to be an illegal weapon after the second world war.
When I got a call from my friend that he was going to meet me and would take me to his village, I was thrilled. And he took me to Egg, a small village near Bregenz, Austria. Though we went through a cold shivering evening of February
Story from the South is my effort to record my born city, a small city located on the south coast of Java. Born, grew up, and spent my adolescence life there makes me know every corner of the city as I know my own body.
The objective of our tour on Greenpeace’s ice breaker ‘Arctic Sunrise’ to the Barents sea was to make noise by protesting and spreading awareness that Norway is expanding it’s drilling exercises far north into the pristine Arctic.
Trinidad and Tobago is known as an oil rich twin island state in the Caribbean with a diverse population. Today, composed of largely Indo- and Afro-Trinidadians, we have been rated among the happiest countries in the world.
The clock on the dashboard of our rental car reads 3:45am. It’s funny to think that we have saved money, written proposals, met with sponsors to travel half way around the world to search for horrible weather to climb in.
Flyover Country, the moniker given to the middle part of America that so many people view as boring that it is simply flown over while going from one coast to the other, to places where much more interesting things happen.