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Claire Chaffey

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A visit to the world’s biggest fetish market

A visit to the world’s biggest fetish market

January 6, 2012

Visiting West Africa’s largest fetish market turns out to be a powerful and pungent experience not for the faint-hearted.

Dining at the mud buffet

Dining at the mud buffet

December 4, 2011

 I don’t actually remember being born, but I imagine it probably would have felt something like this. It’s hot, dark and damp, and I’m covered from head to toe in a thick, gooey sludge. With sweat clouding my view, I’m sliding through a suffocating tunnel, crawling desperately towards a light which seems so very far away. […]

Tiptoe through the treetops

Tiptoe through the treetops

July 17, 2011 1 Comment

Living your very own Indiana Jones adventure isn’t the only attraction luring visitors to Ghana’s Kakum National Park

Adventuring in the Solomon Islands: the cloud of doom

Adventuring in the Solomon Islands: the cloud of doom

June 30, 2011 1 Comment

If you want to see the most beautiful and remote parts of the Solomon Islands, sometimes you just have to get on that dubious-looking little plane.