The WarkaWater tower is an unlikely structure to find jutting from the Ethiopian landscape. At 30 feet tall and 13 feet wide, it’s not half as big as its namesake tree (which can loom 75 feet tall), but it’s striking nonetheless. The spindly tower, of latticed bamboo lined with orange polyester mesh, isn’t art—though it does kind of look like it. Rather, the structure is designed to wring water out of the air, providing a sustainable source of H2O for developing countries.Read Article
While most of us can expect an endless supply of water at the twist of the faucet, 1.2 billion people in the developing world aren’t nearly as lucky. In Africa alone, women and children spend 40 billion hours every year collecting water in jerrycans and drums that once contained fuel, pesticides, and other hazardous chemicals.Read Article
The creative agency lg2 teamed up with the Quebéc City Magic Festival to create a rather crafty way of promoting the event. A fair amount of posters were placed around cities, featuring only a white background, a black top hat and a small text below it asking the passerby to take a photo of the poster with flash, revealing a secret message – and of course, the secret message is the festival itself.Read Article
The project has for title ‘Impermanence’ and it is the visual result of the symbiosis between film matter and organic matter.
Seung-Hwan OH, a.k.a. Tonio Oh, works and lives in Seoul, where he was born and raised until he moved to New York, where he studied film and photography at Hunter College. His work and practice stems from his interest and approach towards other disciplinary thoughts and ideas, from philosophy to sciences.
The purity of humanity exists. It is there in the mountains, the ice fields, the jungle, along the rivers and in the valleys. Jimmy Nelson found the last tribesmen and observed them. He smiled and drank their mysterious brews before taking out his camera.
He shared what real people share: vibrations, invisible but palpable. He adjusted his antenna to the same frequency as theirs. As trust grew, a shared understanding of the mission developed: the world must never forget the way things were.Read Article
I started to create this list to help myself on a try to keep an eye on what other travellers are doing around the world, but I thought it might be useful also for some of you. So here you have my top 10 travel blogs in English:Read Article
Muchos de nosotros hemos intentado alguna vez llevar a cabo un blog de viajes. Pero si quieres echar un vistazo a las palabras y consejos de algunos de los blogueros más consagrados en lengua española, ésta es la lista que estabas buscando:Read Article
During the last two days I have explored some of the temples located in the Angkor Wat National Park, including the one that gives name to the park and is the biggest temple in the world.Read Article
On my way to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh I had the chance to stop and visit one very off the touristic route floating villages, in Tonse Lap lake. It is Kampong Khleang and so far the most unique and authentic Cambodian experience I have had.Read Article
This morning Mr. Ran, a local guide in Phonm Penh and former prisoner of a forced work camp during Pol Pot’s regime, has taught me a bit more about the tragic quite recent past of this country.Read Article