The markets, the mosques, the people, the haze. Alex Freemon sends these pictures of the Egyptian capital.
A search for local seasoning reveals a different side of Tunisia: “I had a feeling he was not telling us this interesting detail out of simple kindness, but sometimes it was hard to tell. Many people were very kind for no reason at all.”
Tara Thomas finds surprise on the German autobahn. “We couldn’t wait to leave buttoned-up Frankfurt. So why did returning feel like coming home?”
In Denizli, Ramadan sounds like the banging of Ali Bozdag’s drum: “People hear the sound, turn on the lights and say, ‘Ah, my drummer’s here!’ It helps stir a desire for people to fast.”
Elizabeth Semmelhack, curator of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, talks sneaker culture, Renaissance platforms, and and the odd history of high heels.
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