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Labyrinth of Cretan Minotaur

The myth about Minotaur is quite famous, however, we still don't know if it is rooted in history. Excavations in Crete provide ambiguous proof and give birth to different hypotheses as to the actual…

The Blue Mountain of Latvia - Zilais Kalns

Zilais Kalns, a.k.a. the Blue Mountain is a large hill north-east of Vidzeme, Latvia, which is shrouded in mystery and strange stories. This is a place of pagan worship, witchcraft, burial grounds…

Dogon Tribe of Mali

Dogon tribe in Mali is famous for its ritual masks, interesting creation myths and fox divination. This tribe managed to preserve their ancient beliefs through the centuries and stay unaffected by the…

Bektashi order of mount Tomorr

Bektashi is a relatively obscure Sufi order, which used to be spread out in the Middle Eastern area, but relocated to the territory of Albania due to historic events. Mount Tomorr, near Berat,…

The Great Dance of the terrifying Nyau

Nyaus of Malawi hide in the cemeteries, wear scary masks, act like wild animals and can kill people while possessed by an evil spirit. They dance at the funerals and initiations, and their dance is…

The cargo cult of John Frum and false prophet Fred in Vanuatu

The Vanuatu cargo cult of John Frum worships cargo as spiritual gifts and idolizes John Frum - an unknown American soldier, who promised to bring goodies for the tribes and never returned.

Lysa Hora - the myths and legends of the evil Bald Mountain, Kyiv

Lysa Hora - the Bald, or Barren Mountain, is a place where all kinds of blasphemy, desecration and executions happened through the ages. The mount has a very rich history and is considered to have…

The biggest Voodoo market in the world - Akodessewa, Togo

Akodessewa market in Togo is a place not to miss - this is the largest Voodoo market in the world, and if you have some ailment, there will always be some ground dead animal to cure your disease.

Uma lulik - the sacred animist houses in East Timor

The traditional and esoteric knowledge of Lulik in Timor Leste has been practically lost or kept secret due to the historic events and society changes. However, it is still possible to see the remains…
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