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Why Igbos honour their dead with elaborate funerals

Funerals in Africa are elaborate ceremonies, especially when the deceased has lived to be over 70 years. In Benin culture for instance, the burial of the dead has advanced to such a level that it has become a sort of mini festival that occurs every weekend in the ancient city. 1,711 more words

Photo Diary: A Day with the Lujans

Filipinos by nature are very much family-oriented, if they could live with all their aunts and uncles and cousins they would, and in one way or the other that was how my childhood was. 285 more words