Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Indien, Sri Lanka, Nepal
Festival of lights
Diwali, which symbolizes the victory of good over evil, starts on November 6 and is celebrated in Hindu countries with fireworks, oil lamps and candles. Depending on the region, the festival can last up to five days.
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.