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Back in the nineties, I came across an old issue of the National Geographic magazine with a picture of an incredibly crowded tram. The picture was taken in…

My first encounter with Nigeria was not an easy one. The bosses advised me not to go there for security reasons. The consul of Nigeria was quite amused:…

It is quite a drive to The River Argungu in the former Sokoto Caliphate: two days on bumpy roads in the south and comfortable highways in the north of Nigeria.…

"Romancing the Stone" is one of my favourite films. I could watch Kathleen Turner and Danny de Vito on and on. European ministers of foreign affairs must have…

Hardly anyone knows about the fishing village of Vanakbara. If not for Dharmistta and Milesh, the owners of Dream Vision Guest House in Diu Town, I would have…

Among dozens of colourful festivals held in Nigeria, the durbars are most amazing. Marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, they take place in cities in…

In 1503 Portuguese explorers discovered four specs of land in the north of the Mozambique Channel. First settled by East Africans, Austronesians and Arabs,…

A slightly androgynous apearance and a disarming smile of a girl standing at a fruit market stall in Gandhidham, Gujarat attracted my attention. Her pepita-like…

Once Portugal ruled half of the world. The other half belonged to Spain. Rivers of gold, diamonds and other commodities flowed to Lisbon from Africa, South…

An Austrian Airlines plane takes off from Vienna. Two Schnitzels and three pieces od Apfelstrudel later it touches down in Mauritius, one of the Mascarene…

When I was a kid, a TV series “Avenida Paulista” attracted quite an audience, including my parents who enjoyed coffee and cake to the sound of melodic Brazilian…

Around 1470 Portuguese explorers discovered two uninhabited islands in the Gulf of Guinea. They named them São Tomé (Saint Thomas) and São Antão (Saint Anthony)…

Mandvi is a town situated in the west of India in the State of Gujarat. It is known for its shipbuilding industry that dates back four hundred years. Until…

With its mind-blowing array of cultures, colours, scents and languages, India is dream destination for travellers and photographers. Kachchh (Kutch) is a…

One of the first creatures you notice in Nigeria is a comical and colourful agama lizard. They are everywhere. This little fellow greeted me just outside Lagos…

My name is Piotr. Travel and photography is what I enjoy most. Back in 1970s, I helped my father in his darkroom, mixed sodium thiosulfate with water, developed…
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