Claire Shropshall

Photo © Darij And Ana

San Juan Chamula, Mexico

This church hasn’t heard mass for decades and hasn’t a single pew. In fact live chicken sacrifice and shot swigging are more the order of the day.

Photo © Ave Maria Mõistlik

Tuhala Witches’ Well, Estonia

Now and then the witches of Tuhala enjoy unwinding in an underground sauna and lashing each other with birch branches, or so the story goes.

Photo © Shawn Perez

Boryeong mud festival, South Korea

Unleash your inner swamp monster while ironing out some wrinkles at one of South Korea’s biggest festivals.

Henley-on-Todd-Regatta, Australia © Henley-on-Todd-Regatta

Henley-on-Todd Regatta, Australia

Who needs water to host a boat race? Certainly not the residents of Alice Springs.


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