Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Palace of the windows
The Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, India, was built in 1799 for the sole purpose of allowing the ladies of the royal household to watch processions unobserved. Hence the 953 intricately screened windows in its facade.
Every year the three ATMs opposite the police station on the Reeperbahn, Hamburg’s legendary nightlife strip, dispense 29 million euros, more than anywhere else in Germany. Long lines of revelers wait in line here for a cash injection every weekend.
Unlike its drab fellows, the new 800-car Museum Garage in the Miami Design District is an impressive sight. Its whimsical facade is the work of five design and architecture firms, including J.MAYER.H und Partner from Berlin.
A VW van, a portrait of Trump or a Stormtrooper (pictured): Michele Baldini has taken playing with your food to the next level. The Mexican student separates the yolk from the white and cuts the sizzling mass into different shapes. Baldini’s work is documented on his Instagram account The Eggs-hibit, which has over 36 000 followers.