The Middle East? I often get told by local Israelis that Israel is hardly a representation of the Middle East. They are, of course, not wrong. Tel Aviv itself is very much liberal. The streets are filled with hipsters, fancy cars, great food and shops can be found opened on Shabbat! Shabbat is celebrated every week, where a everyone stops working around 3pm on a Friday and the whole of Saturday, everything is dead. Hence it was a great opportunity having the privilege to spend a Shabbat meal with a friend! Continue reading →
Hair cut anyone? Santiago has a nice little spot where they do hair cuts like these use to. With the old school folded chairs and the sharp shavers that would cut your skin if done wrongly. Whilst on a free walking tour in Santiago, they showed us this little shop with old men who speak no english at all. With their old white beards and their white coats, they looked like philosophers with blades! They managed to also keep the authenticity of the place as well!
One of the most random looking children playground I have ever come across in my entire life. Filled with colours and interesting art work, Plaza Brasil was located in the city of Santiago. There was a lady that was exercising there, but I do not think it would have been appropriate for me to take a portrait of her perspiring.
The guide had mentioned that the colours represents the lively characteristics of Brazilians!
We did not stay that long so I did not have the chance to let out my inner child!Pretty sure this guy was not amused with my picture taking..