Singapore is located just north of the equator, making it one of the hottest cities I’ve visited. Everyone and everything spends all day sweating, but this dog looks like he doesn’t even notice the heat. It must be the cool sunglasses. This week’s photo was kindly provided by Julia Chan of A Chinese Nomad.
I spent last week in my mom’s hometown in The Middle Of Nowhere, Germany, for a cousin’s wedding—The Middle of Nowhere is officially called Affoldern, but only the ten farmers who live there know that. In between various wedding-related activities and obligations, we got the chance to take my two-year-old nephew to a nearby wildlife […]
Pretty much every photo I’ve seen from the Salar de Uyuni (Uyuni salt flats) in Bolivia involves people playing with perspectives. Apparently the local llamas decided to get in on the fun, too. In doing so, they demonstrate that two heads would definitely be better than one, for an animal trying to survive in the […]
I saw a lot of dogs at a recent street festival in Berlin, but this was the only one with a caring owner. All the other dogs were forced to walk everywhere. And they didn’t even get to wear a necklace of plastic flowers…
I though this photo pretty much perfectly sums up the town of Pushkar in the Indian state of Rajasthan: cows and demands on our money. To be fair, this donation box is obviously not aimed at foreign tourists and all cows have a tendency to look evil and angry when they stare straight into the […]
This home in the narrow alleys of Jaisalmer in the Indian state of Rajasthan is guarded by a cow. And guarded well, by the looks of him. I certainly kept my distance.
This dead pig, along with tons of garbage, was floating near a bridge over the river that separates Kathmandu from Patan in Nepal.
A bull having a quick roadside snack in the small town of Canacona in southern Goa, India. In a country where cows are revered and rarely turned into delicious foods, there’s not much incentive for people to take care of them (not the males anyway). As a result, cows live a pretty independent life (I […]
At its entrance, Kong Lo (Konglor) Cave is relatively narrow, but once you get in a ways, it widens considerably. In some places it apparently gets up to 90 meters wide and 100 meters high. At narrower points, the river fills the cave from wall to wall; when the cave widens, you even [read more…]
This sexy goat was found at Karakul Lake in Xinjiang Province in the far west of China, just north of the Pakistani border on the Karakorum Highway. We were certain that red strap had some practical function, but none of us had any idea what that might be. Let me rephrase that: we were really […]