Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Barking up the wrong …
These trees have neither been Photoshopped nor painted by toddlers, they made their stripes all by themselves. When eucalyptus deglupa – rainbow eucalyptus – sheds bark each year, a bright green layer appears, which then turns blue, orange and red.
In Caracas at Christmas, city streets are blocked off so that people can safely inline skate to mass. How the tradition began is something of a mystery, but it has to be the most athletic way of getting to church.
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).