day 123: holy hair

Sumo wrestling is popular in Japan. I tried to get tickets but everything is sold well in advance. The only glance on sumo I got from a flyer for a photo exhibition. It states: The hairs of Sumo wrestlers are holy are not to be touched by anyone. I will keep it in mind if […]

day 29: volleyball

In many, many countries of the world you find people playing soccer. Under any circumstances, in the desert, in the high mountain plains, anywhere mostly men play soccer. Not so in the Pamirs, when the sun slowly sets men and women start playing volleyball – at 4000 meter above sea level.