Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, USA
More winter, or maybe spring?
Groundhog Day, the Hollywood comedy starring Bill Murray, put the little town of Punxsutawney on the map. Every February 2, which is Groundhog Day, there’s a celebration there and a furry rodent “predicts” the end of winter.
My favorite photo I met these schoolboys in Childara, a mountain village 200 kilometers or so east of Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. When I held up my camera questioningly, the international way of saying “May I take your picture?” they agreed, although shyly at first.