Once their army service is behind them, many Israelis flock overseas for a year or two. Out of 60 000 who travel each year, 30 000 go to India.
The trip is a way to forget traumatizing experiences lived or seen while in the army and to escape the current situation in Israel.
Every year, some Israeli backpackers get in trouble as a result of drug use and post traumatic stress and have to be rescued.
Two young women from provincial France, Emma and Thérèse, share the same passion and commitment. As students and then teachers in the prewar Thirties, they ignore convention; they dream of leaving France and raising a child together...
The magnificent lagoon of Mayotte, an island in the Indian Ocean, is at the very heart of local life. The Mahorans are aware of this and try to protect it. The lagoon of Mayotte is a cradle of hope : to build a future that will be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.
Distant adventures, long-term travels, Damien loves them. But he does not think it necessary to cross 36 meridians for the thrill of exploration and discovery to be at the "rendez-vous". In 2012, he initiated a series of small-scale local adventures, in the french mountains.
Shocking picture. In Marseille, in 2012, Julia and Auriane, two young students, stand up to anti-gay marriage and adoption protesters, and offer a snapshot which soon became a reference in terms of anti-discrimination civic action.
Grande-Synthe, Northern France, 2002. J.D. loads his rifle and drives through town, looking for people with an immigrant background. His wild odyssey ends up with the murder of a 17-year-old North African.