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.
The American psychedelic folk singer and supreme eccentric Devendra Banhart drew on his autobiography for his mellow pop album, Ma. Expect some whacky entertainment at his gigs in Germany next month: Berlin (1/24), Leipzig (1/26) and Cologne (1/29).
I spotted this woman’s snack stand on my first day in a fishing village near Buenaventure in Colombia. On my last day, the contrast between the warm afternoon light and the blue paint of the stand were too much for me to resist – as were her empanadas.