Last Sunday I was in Montreal. One of the main goals of my trip was to attend the Pride Parade for the first time ever! Downtown was packed! Hundreds of people came from all the nations and backgrounds, heterosexual couples from all ages and religions. There was an elderly East Asian couple standing behind me … Continue reading My first Pride Parade! by Haya Abu Malek, Syria/Canada
It’s getting quite late, and the sun has long set behind the Bosporus Bridge. As the metro carries me to Atatürk Airport, it seems quite improbable that only a few hours earlier I had been part of something so big. Inside my head, I run the names and faces of the strong, beautiful individuals I've … Continue reading “We Are Here” by Amit Meyer, Israel.
From the north of Damascus to the south of Ola, and from the east of Sham and Naqab to Gaza and Sinai, they built an Empire. The Nabateans were smart people. They worked on copper mining , agriculture, and trade. They established sophisticated systems and lifestyles in this region thousands of years ago. At the time, these … Continue reading Nabatean Civilization by Ashraf, Palestine – photo essay –
There is this moment in life when you decide that you want to get out of your comfort zone. A moment when you decide to say yes to new opportunities, experiences and adventures. That moment of courage is truly life changing. About two years ago, I decided that I wanted to go on an exchange … Continue reading The Challenge of Change, by Sama Karram, Israel.
I decided to share with you these pictures about my people, my country, and my culture. This includes women, men, youth, landscapes, monuments, outfits, and traditions. When I think of my country, I always think of 'simplicity'. People in my country are simple. We want a better life, and we try our best to work … Continue reading People, Culture, Traditions by Kaoutar, Morocco – photo essay –