Pandai Sikek kites

After several hours of waiting for filling of mini-bus, Here we finally arrived at Pandai Sikek, village of Sumatra, in Minangkabau country, located at the foot of two active volcanoes in the middle of rice fields. Everywhere we see roofs bent upwards. Indeed, the Minangkabau are known for...

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When design s'invite Channapatna

By choosing to do a story on the Channaptana toys, We only imagined ourselves to talk about design, Collections, cosmetic… That was our encounter with Atul Johri, Architect/designer installed there. Channapatna, small town of Karnataka, is deemed from 200 years for his lacquered wooden toys. Tipu Sultan, …

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From Vladivostok to Vilnius

While it made a break on the Croatian coast, Here is a small return on our arrival in Europe in Trans-Siberian railway. After months in Asia, the contrast was startling to the descent of the ferry to Vladivostok from the Japan (three days at sea). It was entitled to the fog...

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It insets at Mysore

Mysore, end of stay in India, We despair we find these famous artisans sculptors of sandalwood or incrustation of ivory on rosewood. And then, two days before departure, a person on the internet we advise to go in a specific area of Mysore or would...

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