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Emanuele Francioni uses ancient hand-carved wooden blocks to hand-print patterns on linen, just one of the many fascinating atisans I met in this undiscovered gem in Italy known as the Le Marche region

By now, it’s no secret that I fell in love with the little-known region of Le Marche, Italy. I’ve written about the artisans and traditions of Le Marche, and about my...

Bathing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

  During a dawn boat ride along the ghats in Varanasi, India, I witnessed devoted Hindus bathing in the Ganges River. Many save for years to make the trip and are...

Aarti Fire Purifying Ceremony at Assi Ghat in Varanasi, India

  Every evening after the sun sets, devotees perform the Aarti Fire Purifying Ceremony at Assi Ghat, on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.

Men roll out Besan Ladoo balls made of ground chickpeas, sugar and ghee

  Besan Ladoo is a popular sweet in northern India. It made from chickpea flour, sugar and ghee. The flour is browned in the ghee. When cooled, it is mixed with...

Cycle rickshaw on the strees of Old Delhi, India

  One of the most efficient, and cheapest ways to get around India is to hire a cycle rickshaw. I did just that in Delhi when I was too exhausted to...

An underground station of the Metro in Tokyo

Using the Metro in Tokyo, Japan, can be a bit daunting. I’ve ridden subways in cities all over the world, from Shanghai to Paris to New York City, but none is...

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