An overnight stay at a high mountain pass on the Tibetan Plateau reveals a stark, monochromatic landscape the next morning.
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Within the 400 year-old Yongtai fortress- in the Silk Road Corridor of Gansu - a village of soldier-descendants survives, herding goats and sheep amid the arid surrounds.
Visiting the ancient stone towers of Mestia - lost amid mid-winter snow, drinking with locals, surrounded by the high peaks of the Caucasus Mountains.
Meet Daouda Diabate - a Baye Fall singer/songwriter from Senegal, who lives in an old military bunker on Goree Island offshore of Dakar.
On my birthday, I go to the village of Santiago Atitlan to pay homage to Maximon - a Maya god that smokes + drinks.
Victoria Falls - the largest waterfall in the world - is impressive, even in the dry season. In fact, the views are better as the falls aren't obscured by mist.