London dweller with a penchant for the remoter destinations that the world has to offer. Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and always on the look out for an unusual tribal festival!
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Burying a man in an oversized wooden chicken might seem odd. Not so, for the Ga people of Ghana. View Post You don't have to travel far, to find some universal truths. View Post The colourful flash of a Buddhist Summer festival, before the deep Winter snows return. View Post Engadin ski-marathon; the best mistake I ever made View Post Where the road ends, the journey begins. View Post Hide and seek with the ocean's largest fish View Post New Year's resolutions are quickly found after the NYE party in Djibouti View Post The other-worldliness of the stark White Desert and Black Desert, are one of Egypt's true hidden treasures. View Post The last oasis before the brutal crossing of the Karakum desert into Persia, the ancient city of Khiva on the Silk Road flourished from … View Post The extraordinary horse back game of Kopkari, in southern Uzbekistan. View Post The bull jumping ceremony in the Hamer tribe, Ethiopia, is a coming of age ritual like no other. View Post There are more pyramids in Sudan than there are in Egypt, yet there are infinitely less tourists visiting them. I went to take a … View Post The village turned out en masse, dressed in traditional tribal clothing, to play their part. A rare event, a ‘stone pulling’ ceremony occurs only … View Post The Indian tiger is an enigmatic beast; a casually confident, territorial predator. But, as it turns out, not the most territorial animal in India’… View Post A bustling city rich in history, culture and mysticism, to explore Khartoum is to slowly unravel its treasures. View Post Many people in the travel industry try to sell you a fairy tale. Sometimes you sell it to yourself. Before travelling to Côte … View Post There’s an explanation and an apology all wrapped up in the three words, “This is Africa,” often abbreviated to TIA for short. I … View Post Visiting an African icon, the mud built grand mosque of Djenne View Post To know that you are trespassing on someone, or something, else’s territory does not always need signs and fences. When you are over … View Post