Friday photo: the doors of Old Cartagena
Colombia / Photo Gallery / Uncategorized

Friday photo: the doors of Old Cartagena

For a fan of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the ancient wooden doors of Old Cartagena are each as exciting as a book cover – each awaiting to be opened to reveal the stories within, of traders, aristocrats and drug barons. Continue reading

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The Art of Sirigu
Africa / Being the Change / Community Tourism / Ghana / Uncategorized

The Art of Sirigu

In a small corner of Ghana’s Upper East Region, the buildings themselves tell stories. Faint patterns emerge on the adobe walls of the compounds and granaries and huts. Smudges of red ochre, ebony and ashy white flake from the baked mud, becoming richer and more visible the further north we travel. Continue reading