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  • Voodoo Festival, Benin

    Voodoo Festival, Benin

    The annual Voodoo Festival held across Benin on 10th January is a spectacle of religion, mysticism and animal sacrifice. View Post
    Zhangye Danxia Geopark, China

    Zhangye Danxia Geopark, China

    Ribbons of reds, oranges and yellows slice through the rock, to create a rainbow vista contained only by the contours of the jagged mountain … View Post
    Crescent Lake, Dunhuang, China

    Crescent Lake, Dunhuang, China

    For the thirsty Silk Road traveller it must have been an extraordinary sight. Small, sparkling like diamonds but more valuable than any gem stone … View Post
    Turpan, on the Silk Road, China

    Turpan, on the Silk Road, China

    Stark and arid, there are few water courses to sustain life. Following the Silk Road east from Ürümqi, I was still skirting the … View Post
    Kashgar Sunday Market, China

    Kashgar Sunday Market, China

    “Even before there was money, there was a Sunday bazaar in Kashgar.” View Post
    Dharamsala, India

    Dharamsala, India

    Dharamsala possesses a raw mountainous and cultural beauty that has touched generations of my family. in 1943 my grandfather wrote... View Post
    Embers of Shimla, India

    Embers of Shimla, India

    A walk down The Mall Road in Shimla is to walk back in time to the colonial era opulence of the British Raj. View Post
    Golden Temple, Amritsar

    Golden Temple, Amritsar

    "Next door was the kitchen where cauldrons the size of hot tubs simmered vegetarian curries and dhaals, stirred by spoons the size of spades. " View Post
    Wagah Border Closing Ceremony

    Wagah Border Closing Ceremony

    Every night, the flag lowering ceremony at the Wagah border post is a flamboyantly patriotic affair between India and Pakistan. View Post
    Crossing the Wagah Border

    Crossing the Wagah Border

    Crossing the Wagah Border demystified and set out foot step by foot step. View Post