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Exploring Papua New Guinea: East Sepik River Clans Culture & Crocodile Traditions

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Traveling to Papua New Guinea is like exploring the last frontiers. Conditions are rough and challenging. But the country still has deep root into traditions, and its people could not be more welcoming. Exploring the banks of the Sepik River… Continue Reading →

The Golden Eagle Festival: Deep into Traditional Kazakh Culture in the Mongolian Altai

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One of the reasons we wanted to visit the Altai was to attend one of the traditional eagle festivals near Olgii. The Golden Eagle Festival was the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Kazakh culture. What is the Golden… Continue Reading →

A Fantastic 3-Day Camel Trek in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan

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After our few days in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, Bruno and I were keen on renewing the desert experience. This time we decided to go on a camel trek in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. We reached Jaisalmer for… Continue Reading →

The Crafts of Indonesia: A Window into Vibrant Traditions

If you think arts and crafts of Indonesia are simply tourist traps, think again. While it’s true you will find many items for sale at the markets or from the street vendors at the entrance of sites and attractions; these… Continue Reading →

Mini Indonesia – Culture and Traditions of 18,000 Islands

When I first heard about Mini Indonesia, the first picture that came to mind was the Indonesian equivalent of Legoland, featuring mini-size versions of popular buildings or landscapes. However, after visiting Mini Indonesia, the World Expo is a much better… Continue Reading →

Our Kazakh Homestay in the Altai: First Night and First Snow

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The snow was falling hard and limited our visibility to only a few meters. Our friend Bek was a cautious driver and slowly navigated the bumps and cracks in the dirt road. It had barely taken us 30 minutes to… Continue Reading →

Traditional Bowhunting with the Hadzabe Tribe in Tanzania

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The Hadzabe Tribe are amongst the last hunter-gatherers on the planet. With less than 1,000 still alive today, the indigenous ethnic group lives around Lake Eyasi, the Rift Valley, and the Serengeti Plateau. Their way of life changed little in… Continue Reading →

Traditional Yucca Bread-Making with the Siona Community in the Amazon

Ecuador is best known for the Galapagos Islands but this tiny country is also a prime departure point to explore the Amazon. As part of our 3-week long trip in the South American state, we made sure to include a… Continue Reading →

A Glimpse into Traditional Fishing Villages in Halong Bay – Photo Essay

Famous for its unique landscape, Halong Bay is also home to roughly 1,400 people spread among 400 families. We were eager to discover these traditional villages, to get a chance to get a sense of the Vietnamese way of life… Continue Reading →

Northern Arctic Canada Traditions at the Inuvik Muskrat Jamboree

Part of the reasons we traveled to Inuvik end of March was to attend the Muskrat Jamboree. Communities from around Inuvik and the wider Beaufort Delta area gathered to participate to the yearly event which lastseed four days and featured… Continue Reading →

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