International photojournalism

In a stone tower

The tower is their home, their life, often their world, in which they seclude themselves, in voluntary isolation from the rest of the planet. The sea is their companion. Sometimes a dog, or a cat. They talk to the rain, the wind and the swell. Some drink, some drink too much, some are abstemious. So more
New Zealand
The women in black

The Black Ferns are thirty-two women that make New Zealand's national rugby team, the female equivalent of the famous All Blacks. Composed by athletes who are often bulky, heavily muscled, very tattooed and, according to their male counterparts, pretty mean on the field, the team is, as much as the more
The Palestinian-Israeli water war

Control over water resources is one of the most fierce and pivotal reasons of conflict between Israel and Palestine. Both for Palestine and Israel the present one has been the worst year since decades. Lake Tiberias is at its lowest level. The Israel water authority fears that - at this rate - the p more
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi - Arabian miracle

Before the discovery of oil in the 1970's, Abu Dhabi was a modest fishing village surrounded by the desert dunes. After a little more than 40 years, the emirate boasts one of the most modern cities in the Arabian peninsula, and most of all the highest percentage of public green, obtained by the desa more
Democratic Republic of Congo
Cops and Robbers

The prison of Bukavu, capital of the province of southern Kivu, suffers from the same disease of many other African prisons: overcrowding, horrific hygienic conditions, absence of food (if not provided by the prisoner's families). To make matters in Bukavu even stranger, is the warders' living condi more
African Sea

The botry sail between the tortuous Madagascan coasts and the sandy landing-places of Nosy Be. Groups of men and women unload bunches of bananas, chickens, and all kinds of merchandise. It's market day in Hell Ville. Three hours, with a favourable wind, are needed to reach the nearest port of Grand more
Western Sahara
Women on the front line

The Sahrawi are a totally Arab, Sunni Muslim peoples. However, their way of practising religion is more lax with respect to other populations. Perhaps because it has a more 'feminine' contour. The camp organisation is mainly down to the women such as Nuena, who fled from Western Sahara in 1976, unde more
Choquequirao. New Machu Picchu?

After a three days hike, Choquequirao can be sighted on top of the mountain, preceded by steep terracing: tens of balconies which spring up here and there, and one immediately understands that the archaeological site is still covered by jungle for the most part. Since the 90s, about 30 percent of th more
Midsummer nights

Latvia was the last European country to be Christianized, in the XIII century by Teutonians Knights, the famous warrior monks who traveled to Palestine during the Crusades. This late conversion is probably the main reason why nowadays the old Latvian religion, based on natural deities, is still deep more
A waterless paradise

"Drought in Ethiopia is worse than a military coup". This is what Sando Santilli admits as he jumps on his car heading to Sora, in Southern Ethiopia. Sandro - an Italian-born from a family based in Addis Ababa for 3 generations - designs and produces filtering systems to make pond and muddy river wa more
Buenos Aires. Faith for fun

Tierra Santa is a theme park not far from downtown Buenos Aires. A family favorite, it is unique in the world: its' theme is faith. For 30 pesos, you get to live a comprehensive experience that includes assisting to the Creation, witnessing the Apostles sharing the Last Supper with the Messiah, pray more
Rome, the fountain of desires

As for every huge, renowned city, Rome has its own ritual: throwing a coin into the Trevi Fountain grants the visitor to come back to the eternal city. Where all these coins end up eventually? Who collect and use them? Every morning, short after dawn, 4 employees from AMA (the company in charge of t more
Arctic ice

The expedition 'Graal II' has been organized by the French speleological association Spele'Ice, created and lead by speleologist Serge Aviotte at his 14th expedition on the Greenland glaciers. The explored area is approximately 80 km north of Ilulissat, on the eastern coast of Greenland, on the 70th more
A Dangerous Mission

For decades, in the southern Philippines' province of Mindanao, Catholic missionaries have been taking the sides of tribal people, helping them to preserve the rights on their ancestral lands, on which agricultural and mining corporations have been trying to set foot to exploit their resources. Afte more
Lisbon Graffiti

Lisbon is becoming one of the most popular cities for young graffiti writers with wide spaces dedicated to these artists where they can express their creativity. Tourists and Lisbon residents who take the Gloria funicular, connecting the lower part of the city to Bairro Alto, pass by the Galeria de more
African Cape Canaveral

The African Cape Canaveral? It's in Malindi, Kenya, a few degrees south of the Equator, amongst sandy white beaches and coconut palms. Here, in the Sixties, the first European satellites were launched into orbit and for more than twenty years, Italy continued launching rockets into space. Then the E more
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