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

L’ALLEE DES BAOBABS, MADAGASCAR
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L’ALLEE DES BAOBABS, MADAGASCAR

A highlight of my time in Madagascar was Baobab Alley / Avenue of the Baobabs or ‘L’Allee des Baobabs / L’Avenue des Baobabs.’ The site fills postcards and brochure covers of Madagascar, often used as a symbol of the country. The baobab trees are 800+ years old. Many Malagasy worship them as connections to their ancestors. … Continue reading