Tzipi the lady-bus driver

January 29, 2015 / 4 comments

Eilat, our bus from the hotel to local Airport. a few seconds i was in some dilemma when I entered the bus and saw her – to ask or not to ask. the bus is full of co-workers and most of them do not have idea that i take pictures especially of strangers, so i was in the…

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straight faced kindness

January 27, 2015 / 4 comments

when i stepped into “fat freddy’s” bar and diner in jackson, california, by noon it was dark inside. only a few figures at the bar were drinking beer. nobody seemed to notice me. but as soon as i seated myself and studied the menue the barman slowly went to the end of the counter, grabbed…

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Le gardien des forges

January 25, 2015 / 2 comments

Il y a quelques années, j’ai pu visiter un site industriel abandonné : les forges de Syam. Comme je ne suis pas un pro de l’urbex et que j’aime bien prendre mon temps pour faire des photos sans être à l’affut des aboiements du chien de garde, j’ai été demandé l’autorisation d’entrer sur le site. J’ai…

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Hussman and Milo

January 22, 2015 / 10 comments

I met Hussman and Milo in Munich in May 2012. He came as a refugee from the civil war in Libya which has driven about three hundred thousand people away from their cities, jobs and homes since it started in 2011. He came looking for peace and  a new home far away from the horrible…

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ali – the king of dates

January 20, 2015 / 9 comments

i met him on my way from Jerusalem to Dead Sea. his dates shop looks very tasty and original – dates everywhere, 26 kinds at the same time. i’m huge lover of dates so i can try and try and try again without any pause and to listen his stories about everything – his hard work and…

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Train Hopper

January 18, 2015 / 5 comments

Strolling 6th street in Austin Texas during the South by Southwest festival last March you get to see some interesting people of all walks of life.  On corner of 6th street and Neches there were about 6 or 7 rough looking guys sitting on the same corner for three days straight.  Being as rough looking…

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unknow stranger

unknown stranger

January 16, 2015 / 7 comments

i don’t know his name. i often saw him in this old and repaired furniture store but i never spoke with him. he always looks a little bit sad. or tired. or maybe both. once i asked him for the portrait – you know this indication with a finger on the camera that said “can i take…

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hans the clown, eldad the artist

January 15, 2015 / 6 comments

i met this guy together with friends during the hag hahagim festival in wadi nisnas in haifa. the arab christians of haifa celebrate christmas together with jewish and muslims and everybody who likes markets, candy, soap bubbles, barbeque, music and parades. the clown had a friend named tal (i gonna make another post soon) and…

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uncle oh playing wood ball woola

January 11, 2015 / 3 comments

Oh Ow Kee is now 72 years old and he lives in Singapore. And he is kind of famous. Not the kind of fame like a TV star but when you search his name on google, many hits with information and images come up. I always used to see him in front of the Takashimaya…

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like kids do

January 6, 2015 / 6 comments

2009 i visited the sultanate oman the first time. i was impressed by the astonish variety and beauty of the landscape and the exceptional kindness of the people. the oman people have such a positive spirit and friendly manner that is also expressed by their mostly colorful and casual way of wearing clothes and the…

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