This story is about my grandmother. She is now 90 years old. She has 5 children, 10 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. This story shows how one person is able to pull together a large family and keep love in this family for many years.
What does it mean to survive, and what are we surviving from? With all people, in all different walks of life, we are survivors. Some are survivors from wars past and present, others from devastation, hardships, miseries, and misfortune; either physical, emotional, or mental.
“Chhath” is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival of prayer and purity observed with somberness and strict discipline. The Chhath Puja is dedicated to the Sun and his wife Usha in order to thank them for bestowing the bounties of life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes.
The Chirikov Lighthouse is located in the north of the Okhotsk Sea coast on the Staritsky Peninsula, 18 kilometers away from Magadan, and reaching it from May to September is only possible by small boats
The life of a Laundry Worker is hard work. Expect long hours in hot rooms filled with steam, and lots of time on your feet. You also often have to wear protective gear, like rubber gloves or paper masks, in order to keep yourself safe from diseases.
Varanasi in India is not just another tourist place which attracts backpackers, pilgrims, photographers and common tourists from all over the globe; it is also one of the oldest living cities in the world.
In this series called “We’re Happy Together” Gabriel Carpes photographed his family in the years following his father’s passing and his sisters moving away from their hometown of Porto Alegre to different parts of the country.
Pietro Lupo village is a rural settlement, part of the municipality of Mineo, in the province of Catania. Built in 1940 at the behest of the fascist regime at the hands of the colonization of the Sicilian Latifundia
Low-caste Hindus in the eastern state of Chhattisgarh first began tattooing their bodies and faces more than 100 years ago as an act of devotion and defiance after being denied entry to temples and forced to use separate wells.
The favelas of Rio de Janeiro are mostly known for violence and drug trafficking. But, also if those problems still exist, life for most of the inhabitants has nothing to do with that. Favelas are becoming safer and better organized.
Marche Dauphine located in the 18th arrondissement is known as one of Paris’ best known antique market. Antiques several hundred years old are displayed and sold at this most rare of old world markets.
Since times unknown, horses have played a very significant role in human civilizations across the world. Known for their enormous power, stamina, speed and benevolence with mankind, they have the term ‘horsepower’ signature to them.
The Mongolian eagle hunters are a dying breed. In one estimate there are only fifty or sixty to two hundred and fifty eagle hunters left The golden eagle hunters capture the eaglets at around four months old
‘Rapa’ tries to show the thoughness of a centuries-old Spanish tradition called ‘A rapa das bestas’ that happens every summer on a few northern towns, mainly in Galicia, in which a few men (known as “aloitadores”)
Holi, the festival of colors is celebrated with a great enthusiasm throughout in India. But the most amazing holi being played in Barsana, Uttar Pradesh. It is located at a distance of about 42 km from Mathura.
The procession of El Rocio is a popular religious festival celebrated every year in the onuvense town of El Rocio. It is probably the most Spain famous and multitudinous procession, able to congregate up to a million people.
I can see the lights coming on in my house and can already imagine myself standing at the bathroom mirror to inspect the dried sweat lines on my neck, the darkened shade of soiled brown on my arms and hands.
Rugby is the most beautiful, the biggest, the noblest of sports. Cycling, boxing and sailing are approaching. They also demand that they go to the paroxysm of pain. But these disciplines are practiced solo.
Russia is a liquid place. A place of change despite how solid and rigid it may seem in its ways. As it melts and reforms, the regions and people change, going both forward and backward in time, from stop to stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
Who is real – the body that the soul wears, or the soul that the body protects? Ratrish is a woman’s soul wrapped in a man’s body. She is an aspiring model and singer; a human being born with much talent and promises to shine as a star
Klaus is living a secluded life in the center of the hamlet of Taufer in the Ahrn valley in South Tyrol. He lives near the church and the schools. In his universe you can feel a very special atmosphere that reflects his views of the world.
I am a 21st century girl, born in a well educated Muslim family. My parents brought me up with much liberal views. After attaining puberty I was introduced to the abaya and niqab. I was given a choice to wear it or not.
Valeria lost her ability to hear at age 4. Antibiotics taken for an influence created an allergic reaction by procuring her present deafness. Born in Lecce, he studied until the third time at the Institute “Filippo Smaldone” of the Salesian Sisters of the Sacred Heart, a school specialized for deaf people.
Summer heat, muggy weather, today is Sunday. The sea is far away, beaches are crowded, gasoline is too expensive, we can’t get away from the city. If we stay home, we would end up watching Formula One on TV, sleeping on the couch
A handwritten note neatly folded and hidden in the crevice of a rock, a passport photograph placed under a stone, ribbon carefully wrapped around piles of twigs. These are all offerings of religious devotion, known as ‘Ex-Votos’ and found at Christian pilgrimage sites worldwide.
MiRelLa is the story of a woman, a mother, a wife, a grandmother. Mirella is 71 years old, she spent 43 years of her life with the only person loved. 43 years of sharing, difficulties, laughs and beautiful moments
I’ve met Porno Para Ricardo in 2010 in December when they have been refused to go to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles for the 30th anniversary of Solidarity, the Polish trade union that was instrumental in leading to the collapse of communism in Europe.