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Bwiti

23/09/2014 20:47

Written by Sean Connolly

Author Sean Connolly describes the traditional beliefs and practices of Bwiti, the most widespread male secret society in Gabon.

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Genghis’s tomb: a mountain mystery

23/09/2014 20:28

Written by John Man

John Man explores the unsolved mystery of Genghis Khan’s burial place.

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The Tsaatan

23/09/2014 20:20

Written by Jane Blunden

Author Jane Blunden discusses the lifestyle and history of the Tsaatan, the reindeer people of Mongolia.

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Crossing the Gobi and beyond

23/09/2014 20:11

Written by Faraz Shibli

Faraz Shibli describes his Gobi crossing, which he and his team completed to raise money for Edurelief.

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Estonian food

04/09/2014 09:56

Written by Maila Saar

With a wide range of foreign restaurants opening all over the country, Estonia is far more gastronomically diverse than ever before. Maila Saar helps us to identify the mainstays of traditional Estonian cuisine.

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Singing for freedom: the 1990 song festival

04/09/2014 09:53

Written by Clare Thomson

Clare Thomson explains why the 1990 song festival was such a significant moment in the history of Estonia.

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São Tomé’s ‘maroon’ community: the Angolares

24/08/2014 08:27

Written by Gerhard Seibert and Paulo Alves Pereira

Gerhard Seibert and Paulo Alves Pereira explore the mystery surrounding how the Angolares people came to be on the island. 

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Land, land everywhere but not a spot to own...

22/08/2014 10:36

Written by Erin McCloskey

Patagonia encompasses an area of over 777,000km², so why do the Mapuche people have nowhere to live?

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Buddhism in Ladakh and Zanskar

08/08/2014 19:50

Written by Sophie Ibbotson and Max Lovell-Hoare

Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare discuss the history of Buddhism in Ladakh and Zanskar and its legacy today. With thanks to Tanzin Norbu (www.mountaintribalvision.com).

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To the end of the earth and beyond

24/07/2014 21:19

Written by Murray Stewart

Author Murray Stewart describes an adventurous ride along Santo Antão’s precipitous roads. 

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