The Pachamama Offering Ceremonies are held during the month of August. It is one of the most important rituals in the Andean world. The ceremonies of offerings are rituals of ancestral origin, part of a system of reciprocity. The purpose is to give back to Mother Earth what she has given. The offerings to Mother […]
In the highest mountain range of los Andes in Cachi, the Tolaba family still preserve their ranch, cattle and traditions. After eight hours ascending through the mountains, with donkeys transporting provisions, we arrived at the house of Don Justo and Doña Mercedes, with the imposing snowfalls as provincial witnesses of a way of life that […]
Sikhism is a religion that promotes selfless service, contributing to society and always being prepared to protect the weakest and seek equity for all. In every temple visitors of any creed are welcome and are offered free lunch and even lodging.
“The village of the mountains” Between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, on the heights of the Anatolian and the Zagros mountains, lies the Kurdish people, the most important ethnic minority in the East without its own state. This was my first contact with the Kurdish people, who from their history and their constant hospitality inspire […]