The birdmen of Istanbul

Tours, Status Symbols, Animals

300 men carrying boxes and cages meet every summer weekend in cafes across Istanbul. Inside each is a bird.

Jesus Lives at the Holy Land Experience in Orlando, Florida

Fans, Tours, Leisure World

If you arrive at the right time, you can see Jesus staggering through the plastic lanes of the Jerusalem Street Market.


Tours, War, Shopping

The Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea is considered the world’s most heavily armed border. It is also a tourist trap.


Superheroes, Tours, Get a Job

The bullring performances of these short-figured athletes have become itinerant traveling shows throughout Mexico.

Chiva Express

Transport, Best Wishes, Tours

Usually given the names of women, these ungainly buses are baptized by village priests with a few drops of holy water.


Transport, Tours

"I was riding through the Champ de Mars in front of the Eiffel Tower and several hundred meters away I saw a bus with an amazing rainbow graphic on it. As I rode closer, it drove away, and I couldn't catch up. In the days that followed I couldn't stop thinking about it, so I started looking around."