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On the Voodoo Trail in Benin, West Africa
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On the Voodoo Trail in Benin, West Africa

HEART AND HOMELAND OF VOODOO, BENIN Benin in West Africa is the heart and homeland of voodoo. Here, voodoo is the state religion.The world’s most misunderstood religion is a mystery to most. It’s estimated that, officially, 35% of the populace practices Voodoo. However, that figure jumps to 65% unofficially, as many are Christians by day … Continue reading

2015 – 6 continents – A Year In Travel
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2015 – 6 continents – A Year In Travel

6 continents, 56 flights, 23 countries: 2015 Reflecting on the travel year feels surreal. It’s refreshing to take a moment to step back from the action  – research, adventures, experiences – and to indulge in my personalised story of 2015. This year, I traveled to and explored 6 continents and 23 countries. Saying it out … Continue reading

Arctic Svalbard – Polar Wildlife
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Arctic Svalbard – Polar Wildlife

Spending a fortnight in the Arctic, midway between the North Pole and continental Norway, is an unforgettable experience. The main motivation for the 1,000 or so visitors who board an expedition ship each summer, to journey into uncharted territory on the High Arctic seas, is the wildlife; namely, the polar bears. During my 11-day voyage, … Continue reading