The sunny side up // Beirut // Lebanon
Old bathhouse in the spa town of tskaltubo // Georgia
HARPA // Reyjavik // Iceland
Henning Larsen Architects //Ólafur Elíasson, facade design
Tskaltubo (Georgian: წყალტუბო) was a busy spa resort during Soviet times and keeps the memory of regular Stalin visits. Nowadays many of the sanatorium complexes have been re-assigned into housing complexes for refugees that have been displaced from their homes because ethnic conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
The abandonned music school // Akhmeta // Georgia
The strange Batumi tower ( former Technological University), one of the Georgia’s tallest building, has a small ferris wheel at its top.
The Halabja chemical attack, also known as the Bloody Friday, was a genocidal massacre against the Kurdish people that took place on March 16, 1988 in the Kurdish city of Halabja.
Sulaymaniyah’s Amna Suraka, AKA Red Prison, nowaday turns into a museum was used by the Mukhabarat ( Iraq’s secret intelligence agency) as a state’s torture and imprisonment site for the Iraq’s Kurdish population
On 21 September 1991, Armenia officially declared its independence from Soviet Union after the failed August coup in Moscow
Monochrome rainbow in the tokyo sky