Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
No neon-lit tunnel, this, but a 40-meter-high bridge spanning the Des Moines River. Its web of blue lights has an almost mesmerizing effect on people crossing to get to the High Trestle Trail in the U.S. state of Iowa on the other side.
The Dallol region of Ethiopia with its toxic acid lakes is one of the most hostile places on earth – and also a popular destination for daring nature photographers: The images of bizarrely shaped sulfur and salt deposits look like they were taken on a strange and forbidding planet.
On January 5, the eve of Epiphany, aka Three Kings’ Day, spectacular parades take place in many Spanish cities. The one in Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, is particularly impressive: Instead of riding horses, the biblical kings ride camels. Camels were once used in farming on the island.
In northwestern Victoria, Australia, tall grain silos dominate the skyline. Now street artists have embellished them along a stretch of 200 kilometers with gigantic works of art, creating the Silo Art Trail, Australia’s largest open-air gallery.