Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Andaman Islands, India
“The coolest new hotel on the planet,” was the Sunday Times’ verdict on Jalakara. The tropical luxury hotel boasts a magical location: It was built on the site of an old banana and betel nut plantation on Havelock Island, one of the Andaman Islands.
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.