f

Monday, March 17, 2008

TIME's "What the world eats"

Update: picture quality improved. .. Click pictures for full size.

Japan: The Ukita family of Kodaira City
Food expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen or $317.25
Favorite foods: sashimi, fruit, cake, potato chips



Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23
Favorite foods: soup with fresh sheep meat



Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53
Family recipe: Okra and mutton



Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55
Family recipe: Potato soup with cabbage



Breidjing Refugee Camp, Chad: United Nations Food Distribution Center. A refugee woman sifts through sand in order to pluck out any bits of grain which might have dropped to the ground during the previous day's ration disbursement.



Beijing, China: Snack Tray. From left: skewered sea horses, cicadas and silkworm pupae are sold at a street market in Beijing.



Check out all 27 families and 17 food settings at the photo essays at TIME.com: Part 1 (16 families), Part 2 (11 families), Part 3 (17 food settings).
Additional to the below, click the following link for *non-Blogger* Comments:

Plus, 1 *Blogger* Comments:

Blogger gj said...

awesome post,
the contrast is astounding

11:28 AM  

Post a Comment

<< Home

ar TORONTO, CANADA | 2019+

APRIL

20 Sat 3pm Easter conf
21 Sun (1) 6am Easter sunrise service, (2) eve PJT staying over
22 Mon (1) b'fast, (2) 4pm Easter - Kingston
24 Wed 6:30pm mtg (PY+) - Tyndale boardroom (ground fl.)
25 Thu 1:30pm Skype (SN)
27 Sat (~J in Guelph)
28 Sun (1) 1:30pm Mum's 70th b'day! - Guelph, (2) 4pm patch Bible mtg
29 Mon (1) 8:30am VT prayer mtg, (2) lunch (MF's b'day)

MAY
10 poss. 10am CCWM b. mtg
13-19 poss. Europe trip
17-19 MoveIn Europe conf/gathering
25 Sat poss. MI Scarb. gathering
31 Fri poss. 10am online MI b. mtg

JUNE
1 Sat poss. MI Scarb. gathering
15 Sat Prayer Journey (poss. Houston)
16-23 poss. time in Arkansas
25 special event w/ ~J
25-29 poss. Marketplace conf. - Manila

JULY
1 Mon Canada Day - time w/ J/BA+
27 Sat (1) 1pm wedding (NA+) - Etobicoke, (2) 5:30pm wedding (C/C) - Kleinburg, ON

AUGUST onwards
Aug 12-16: Kids Kapers camp
Sep 13: poss. 10am MI b. mtg
(Oct 4-6: BAM conf - Silicon Valley, USA)
Oct 22-25: poss. conf - Edmonton
Nov 1-2: poss. Nepal prayer b'fast w/ TH
Nov 22: poss. 10am MI b. mtg
Dec: poss. Australia; Indonesia
Apr 20-22: poss. First Chair retreat