The lives and stories of highland people

Ethnography 2017-02-07T22:04:24+00:00

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On the Javakheti Plateau. Along the pipeline redefining borders in the Caucasus

6 September, 2017|0 Comments

In the Javakehti Plateau of souther Georgia runs the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), the main vector carrying gas from Azerbaijan to Turkey. The first tract of a network that will eventually channel gas across Anatolia, through Greece, Albania and Italy.

In Karakorum, following the traces of the Taliban and Alexander the Great

27 February, 2017|2 Comments

This is the western most corner of Karakorum, the starting point of the most majestic mountain range in the world, the Himalaya. An area of exceptional scenic value and imbued with deep symbolic significance.

Kinnaur Himalaya, at the border between good and evil

15 February, 2017|0 Comments

To be born and live in the land of the grokch requires knowledge of a subtle universe, populated with demons, spectres and supernatural entities constantly lurking in ambush...

Nepal, on the Way to Helambu After the Earthquake

4 February, 2017|0 Comments

Buildings that now lie abandoned, their walls torn apart. We keep going until his village, leaving Sermathang behind us, but not before having visited the school, or what was left of it.