Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Waitomo Cave on New Zealand’s North Island is not inhabited by spirits but by millions of glow-worm larvae, which let down fine threads to attract other insects for food. A happy side effect: It’s very beautiful to look at.
A nuisance for motorists but an aesthetic delight: In the UAE, the wind is constantly creating and destroying sand dunes that sometimes even bring road traffic to a standstill. Australian photographer Irenaeus Herok used a drone to capture the beauty of the drifting sand on the highway.
Koreans never used to eat dairy products, but that’s all changed. Fans from around the world now flock to Cheese Village in Imsil, the world’s only cheese theme park. A few decades ago, a Catholic priest from Belgium sparked the trend by making goat’s cheese. An entire nation now appreciates what raised a few eyebrows at first.
Is this a Russian version of the Burning Man? Almost. Artists here create giant outdoor art for the Archstoyanie Festival every year, but as very little of it is burned, the meadow has become a veritable sculpture park.