Photographer and Journalist
based in Rome/San Francisco
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Born in Italy in 1983, Martina Albertazzi started her career at the University of Rome, where in 2010 she earned a Master's Degree in Journalism. After a few...
Roads and Kindoms featured Among The Drunk Souls On A Street of Ghosts
Friday, September 4, 2015
Tsingtao in Beijing
I walk across a carpet of chewed sunflower seeds while passing through hoards of people sitting on miniature red stools playing with their phones, fixing their makeup, and chugging bottles of Yanjing. It’s Friday evening and Ghost Street in downtown Beijing is coming alive for another night of cheap beer, baiju, and spicy crawfish.
During the Qing Dynasty, this thoroughfare was lined with mortuaries that prepared the city’s dead to be transported outside the city walls. Now, it looks more like New York City’s Times Square, with blinding lights, an overwhelming number of restaurants, and throngs of pop singers struggling to get in tune.