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New Year’s Eve in Wales, UK and the Yucatan, Mexico

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By Correspondent Mark Michael in Merida, Yucatan.  For most of my life I have spent New Year’s Eve in the UK. Up until the millennium New Year’s Eve celebrations were

Holy Śmigus-Dyngus! You’ve Never Seen Easter Like This

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By Correspondent Kasia Steward in England. Easter time in Poland is full of unique traditions, but nothing stands out more for me than the so-called ‘Śmigus-Dyngus’, also known as ‘Wet

Major Thomas Weir (The Wizard of West Bow)

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By correspondent Daniela Frendo in Edinburgh, Scotland. As the early morning fog descends on the streets of Edinburgh, the echo of heavy footfall breaks the silence of dawn. A tall

What Moving to the Third World Meant to Me

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By Correspondent Robert B. in Bolivia – I have always had trouble imaging what other people’s lives are like. Sure, I can watch TV documentaries and listen to radio interviews