May 23, 2005

City of the Dead

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This is the endless, sprawling cemetary - the City of the Dead - where families make their homes alongside their dead ancestors, and where people live in tombs. Cairo has a City of the Dead populated by over a half a million people.

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May 14, 2005

Hakka Vernacular

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This is the interior of a single Hakka dwelling, in China. Up to 600 people can reside in the largest of these extraordinary fortresslike structures. They must be seen to be believed.

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