Guy Wilkinson

Byron Bay based writer and photographer Guy Wilkinson enjoys writing travel yarns themed around outdoor adventure, wild places and anything a bit out of the ordinary as long as it has genuine substance.

A pierced devotee at a Thaipusam Festival.

Festivals

Ten must-see festivals with a dark side

Festivals are not always a jovial affair. Some pay homage to ancient customs and cultures steeped in the celebration of death and the macabre. Here are ten of the best from around the world.

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