Textiles Drying In Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. The Punjab region is the economic heart of Pakistan. The textile industry accounts for more than half of exports and 20 percent of the workforce. This sector, however, faces challenges: an unstable rupee, competition from neighboring countries, and power supply shortages that prevent factories from producing at full capacity. Image and caption from 'Human: A Portrait of Our World' by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. #WhatMakesUsHuman
A touch of Bollywood glamour with this antique sari seat cushion, made from recycled sari and brocade patchwork in India on a fair trade basis. Beaded corner tassels and assorted colours and patterns make each item truly unique.
LOVE this idea, currently on the lookout for a good but cheap polaroid picture printing place. Will probably do this with clothes pegs just below the NY poster. Until then, I've ordered 10 photos which I'll probably stick below the bookshelf.
Plants encroach on the ruins of a subterranean mosque in the Tamansari, a park built by the first Muslim sultan of Yogyakarta. The city was the royal capital of Java. The World Monument Fund and the people of Yogykarta are now working together to restore this treasure.