Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan, Silk Road, Central Asia. This is said to be the birth place of all the walnuts in the world. People live inside this huge and magical forest, like in a fairytale. The harvest season is here, and we came to see how it is.
Kyrgyzstan, Issyk Kul lake, Cholpon Ata town, First World Nomad Games. Play polo with a dead goat (Kok Boru or Buzkashi), throw your opponent from his horse in a tense Enish fight, or grab your bride (or slap your groom) in a Kyz Kuu race!
Cycling the Georgian Caucasus to reach Kaishi, the village that should be flooded by the Khudoni mega-dam project. For our third bicycle touring reportage attempt, we finally got some local contact. Thank...
Georgian big dams and the price of hydroelectric: history of Svan people and actual threats to their existence
Svan people, their culture, dwellings, and crafts. All of this could disappear to produce so-called "clean energy". History of Svaneti and Khudoni hydropower plant.
Uranium mining in Kyrgyzstan, and radioactive waste at the border with the valley of Fergana. A serious issue for the geopolitical stability of the region
Roma, the persecution of an unknown people. Romania: history of “gipsy” people from slavery to Buzescu
A brief history of Roma people in Romania. Some recent issues and constant struggles faced by the so called "gipsy". Baia Mare's wall, HIV experiments and much more