The cult of death

The experience we had in just 5 days was much more intense than what we could have expected. We were suspended between life and death.

The ritual war

A man, to be a real man, must be a Warrior. This is what the people who live in the Baliem Valley and the surrounding mountains say.

The fishermen of Lamalera

An authentic testimony of an ancestral tradition that could disappear in a short time. The reportage tells in fact the fishing for subsistence marine animals still made according to traditional methods already used in the nineteenth century.

The Bazari

A journey back in time that takes us into the Middle Ages, at the time of the Silk Road, when the caravans of merchants from distant countries still passed, to sell and buy goods.

Sheikh Hussein Pilgrimage

Every year, seventy days after the end of Ramadan, there is an important Muslim pilgrimage to the village of Sheikh Hussein.

Ashura

Some images are very strong and may be shocking.

The Rite of Serpari

Every year in may, in Cocullo an ancient rite, today turned in a sacred-profane festival. All starts at the end of March, when the serpari or snake-charmers go out of the village in search of snakes.

holy week

Easter is the most important event of the liturgical year in Sicily, where it gave rise to many town festivals that combine the highlights of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the folk rituals whose origins lie in ancient times, magnificently. What is most striking of the Sicilian Easter is the active participation of the people which is manifested not only in the classical processions and pilgrimages, but also in the alternation of sad feelings of mourning for the death of the Redeemer and those cheerful and joyful for His Resurrection.

Ma Song

Some images are very strong and may be shocking.

Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence of the god Shiva. It is the day Shiva was married to the goddess Parvatii.

Merry cemetery

Near the city of Sighetu Marmatiei, in Maramures county, just four kilometers from the border with Ukraine, are Sapanta and its famous cemetery, the Cimitirul Vesel, known as the Merry Cemetery.

Kilonga

Exactly two months after the death, the mourning period ends, and all the surrounding villages gather to celebrate the last ceremony, the Kilonga.

mursi people

The Mursi people live in Ethiopia's depp south, in the valley of the Omo river.

Bull jumping

Bull Jumping is the rite of passage from adolescence to adulthood for the young Hamer man,in the Omo river valley in the deep south of Ethiopia

Apache Cattle Auction

A long day to sort cows to bring them all into the corral before being auctioned.

Freedom Rodeo

Every year, during the third weekend of August, there is an important Rodeo in Freedom, where the best Cowboys and Cowgirls of the United States challenge each other, riding horses or bulls.

The Mother road route 66

From Chicago to Santa Monica, on the road along the legendary Route 66, an open-air museum that crosses breathtaking landscapes and traces the history of the last century of the United States.

The Windy city

Already at dawn, as the sun begins to reflect on the water, the people of Chicago run along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Don't forget

There are not many words to add to everything that has already been written and said about this very bad moment in our recent history. We just have to hope that history teaches us not to make mistakes yet

The ghost city

The Chernobyl disaster was the most serious accident ever in a nuclear plant. It is one of two accidents classified as catastrophic, together with the incident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant in March 2011.