Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
The dark side of the roost
No, it’s not some creature from Star Wars – the Ayam Cemani is a breed of chicken from Indonesia. The pigment of the feathers, eyes and even the flesh and bones is pitch-black. The price of a day-old chick: 199 dollars.
Wrestling is amazingly popular in Bolivia – particularly when it’s women in the ring. The Cholitas Luchadora Wrestlers fight for show and wear traditional dress to reclaim their visibility. Photographer Todd Antony pays tribute to these strong women.
This yoga space in the hip Mexican surfer city Tulum is not only the world’s airiest, it’s also the most sustainable. The clever construction is built entirely with organic materials. Bamboo poles provide the basic structure of Luum Temple, and the roof is thatched with straw.
Portuguese artist AkaCorleone used 91 liters of paint for “Balance,” a mural that is on the ground of a basketball court in Campo dos Mártires da Pátria park in Lisbon. This vision of duality can only be seen in its entirety from above.