Memoria e Migrazioni at Genoa’s Galata Museo del Mare

The taxi driver stops at the end of a dark alleyway leading up from the harbour. “It isn’t safe round here,” he advises. I press the bell to the, ‘new flat on the seventh floor in the historic area of Genoa.’ The heavy, wooden door swings open and I enter a dingy but handsome hallway … Continue reading Memoria e Migrazioni at Genoa’s Galata Museo del Mare

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Oracles and conservators in Matho monastery, Ladkah

A woman in the shadow of the monastery. Click image for more photographs of Ladakh. Under the shadow of the monastery an old women, a basket of hay on her back, spins a prayer wheel twice her size. As I climb up the hill I watch her feeding her dzo - a crossbreed between a … Continue reading Oracles and conservators in Matho monastery, Ladkah