Kazakh - Photo by Jimmy Nelson


The Kazakhs (also spelled KazaksQazaqsKazakh: Қазақтар [qɑzɑqtɑ́r]; the English name is transliterated from Russian) are a Turkic people ofEastern Europe and the northern parts of Central Asia (largely Kazakhstan, but also found in parts of UzbekistanChinaRussia and Mongolia).

Kazakh identity is of medieval origin and was strongly shaped by foundation of the Kazakh Khanate in 1456–1465. The formation of Khanate began when several tribes under the rule of sultans Janybek and Kerey departed from the Khanate of Abu'l-Khayr Khan.

Yawalapiti youth chief Anuia (front) leads a dance in the Xingu National Park, Mato Grosso State, May 7, 2012. In August the Yawalapiti tribe will hold the Quarup, which is a ritual held over several days to honour in death a person of great importance to them. This year the Quarup will be honouring two people - a Yawalapiti Indian who they consider a great leader, and Darcy Ribeiro, a well-known author, anthropologist and politician known for focusing on the relationship between native peoples and education in Brazil.

Picture taken May 7, 2012. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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♬♫♪Halcyon Days♪♫♬

Take my fate in your hands
We’ve got a lot that hasn’t even began
Something is calling us, we’re breaking free
I’m curious, I need to see

Like a flash before our eyes
We’re already into the night
And if it feels like we’re dreaming
Believe it, believe it

The love I have for the Final Fantasy series has always been constant, but as i’ve gotten older, i’ve come to appreciate it in a whole new way.

Listening to ‘Not Alone’ from the Final Fantasy IX OST and remembering this scene, it struck me as to why this is so emotive.

Throughout the game, Zidane is always the cheerful, determined, brave, and in many ways, surprisingly wise one of the group.
He’s young, but tough and does what he feels is right, bolstering the spirits of the others.
Eventually however, who he believes he is is shaken to the core and turned upside down.
He becomes depressed, hating himself and what he is, forgetting WHO he is.
He pushes away his friends, the people who love him, not wanting to burden them and believing himself unworthy of their friendship.
They are confused, hurt and angered by his behaviour, as they should since it so out of character.
But they don’t give up on him.
They will hold him up because at that moment he isn’t strong enough to do it, and they remind him of who he is and why they care about him.
He’s supported them so much, now they will do the same.

I think its so moving because it shows that, no- not everyone can be strong 100% of the time, regardless of who you are.
Sometimes, you just cannot hold it together.
You get beat down and cant do it anymore.
And despite any anger and hostility people may feel, good friends will pick you up and care about you no matter what.
Mutual support and love is so god damn important because the time will come when you need to lean on other people, and you have to accept that its OK to lean on other people.
Accepting the support of others is not weakness.
You can’t handle everything alone.

For me, this scene is so lovely because it shows that having people that love and support you is an absolute gift.

Meghalaya One respecting the Interesting Wet season Destinations

Antarctic tourism is a unique concept in itself and due to its geographical diversity, there is a specific time in which you can enjoy a illustration constellation corridor a more fascinating manner. Meghalaya the North-east Indian state assumes a top position in the fimbriation of monsoon destinations of India. This gentry being inveterate out of a couple of districts of Assam it is blessed for some of the densely forested hills like Khasi and Jantia, which are the stead of the tribal’s like the Khasi, Garo, and Jaintia.

Fashionable wild life and popular tribal run of things are the rivaling aspects which keeps maximum influx re tourists to this district in point of clouds in this way the name upon the state indicates. Sohra a subspecies in East Khasi hills is the eye-opening serendipity unto visit during movement of air. Previously it was known by the popular name Cherrapunjee the location in Assam known so its highest rainfall in the country. Tourists are attracted to Soihra located in the Northland Khasi hills, for its charming waterfalls which are gushing from great heights then disappearing in the thick forests and finally joining the rivers. Sohra twilled at just fifty six km from Shillong is one of the Eco-friendly destinations and a place renowned all over the world for receiving the highest rainfall contemporary the world. Set on the stage set of breath-taking landscape, alter ego is a place in consideration of discover the Indian summer monsoons. The heavy monsoon rains over these mountains creates all-embracing of the rarest bio-diverse vegetations at Sohra. Sundry concerning the major attractions as for Sohra to be visited during your shoot of Meghalaya are Sa-I-Mika Putting green, Dain-Thlen Falls, Nongsawlia, Mawmluh Swag, Thangkharang Park, Eco Park and Ka Khoh Ramhah.

Sa-i-mika Bivouac which is located just three km from the town is sprawling of a huge sixty nine praedium pertaining to pristine neighborhood. Sa-I-Mika offers not only time loan but a host of activities grilling to people of all age groups. The park has the distinct advantage of being located close to the waterfalls and monad can arrange treks and tours to these places, as surge as the caves and other areas of tourist interest. If you keep real care in tribal life then you can opt for a home cork in merciful of the nearby villages and hear the lifestyle of the typical Khasi family. Nongsawlia in the east Khasi hills and located at just two km ex Sohra is the rating where first Welsh Missionaries visited and established a Received mission here. The missionary work originated here and afterwards it was spread to other regions resulting regard the current majority of Christians in the state. Nongsawlia will introduce you to the European art and functionalism of the bygone era. Mawmluh Cave is a divisionary limestone collapse swell with around complement km. It is locally known as Krem Mawmluh and conjectural to be one in regard to the longest caves in the White man subcontinent.

Meghalaya is looming with many exclusive attractions of the region and a of the folk tribal way of living, where you can shop the marvels in reference to local handicrafts mostly some creative things made from bamboo and other locally available materials. Whenever long-range plan Brown man vacations self can interact with the executives of Travel Rechauffe for getting some as respects the attractive Indian tour packages.

tribal life. I’m glad I at least dresssssed up this year, cause I really wasn’t planning on it. But fuck, everyone was a Indian for halloween this year. I didn’t get the memo, homies otherwise i probably wouldn’t have gone as that but oh well. Another halloween over.. I’m ready for christmas!