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The perennial Rain of Fish in Yoro

Rain of fish, or Lluvia de Peces, in Yoro is no news to the locals - every year the puddles and the marshy valleys are filled with thousands of live fish, and there is still no working scientific…

Voodoo festival in Benin

The Voodoo Festival in Ouidah, Benin, is an amazing experience of everything voodoo-related, and it's not your westernized voodoo dolls, pins and needles. The festival features Egungun from Benin,…
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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,…

Rites of the dead of Tana Toraja

Torajan rites of the dead are one of the most elaborate funeral ceremonies in the world. They involve creating a Tau Tau effigy of the deceased, which is placed above the burial site, and a…

The sacred drums of Burundi

The drums in Burundi are sacred objects stored in sanctuaries since the ancient days - in order to create a drum and to play it, one has to follow certain rituals and traditions passed down through…

The Temple of Buddha's Tooth in Kandy

The Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, Sri Lanka, houses Buddha's canine tooth since 371 AD. The tooth is kept in seven jeweled caskets, resting on a throne upon a lotus in a shrine fronted by elephant…

The Black Jesus of Portobelo

The Black Jesus of Portobelo, Panama is the most revered religious statue, which is carried out into the streets of October for a big celebration.

Trelleborg - Viking ring fortress

Trelleborg is a massive circular fort built by Harald Bluetooth in the 10th century. Now it's a place of the annual Viking fair in Zealand.

The castle of Esch-sur-Sûre

The castle of Esch-sur-Sûre in Luxembourg is connected to many interesting legends about it and many different owners. Every June, a Night of the Legends is held in the town, where you can hear…
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