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Say good-bye to the winter in Poland

POLAND | Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | Views [490] | Video

'Drowning of Marzanna' is an old Polish tradition, performed at the beginning of Spring. (If you are just reaching for your phone to call Amnesty International, stop just right there.) Marzanna doesn't feel, doesn't speak or see. She is ... Read more >

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Don't stop me now!

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | Views [259]

'No, you cannot do it! It's irrational! Absolutely crazy!What will people say?!' That's my mum screaming at me from the other side of Europe. I've just told her that I'm planning to go away for 3 months next year and travel through South East ... Read more >

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UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 26 Feb 2012 | Photo Gallery

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My Scholarship entry - Seeing the world through other eyes

WORLDWIDE | Sunday, 26 Feb 2012 | Views [294] | Scholarship Entry

The smell of gasoline hits me hard, yet I am mesmerised. Before me a group of very small but well built Thai boys perform fire tricks I haven’t seen before in my life. Their tattooed bodies glisten in the dark and move to the music. It is a truly ... Read more >

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