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Darmon Richter is a British researcher who is fascinated by contemporary mythology, and Modernist architecture. He feels most at home in the places where these themes collide, and currently leads tours to extraordinary places in seven countries and one post-Soviet frozen conflict zone. After making roughly twenty trips into the Exclusion Zone in Ukraine, his debut book – Chernobyl: A Stalkers’ Guide – paints an intimate portrait of the Chernobyl region and its inhabitants, three decades on from the disaster. Visit his website or follow him on Twitter.

The effects of the Chernobyl disaster will endure for thousands of years to come. So how will that legacy be

When the traditional Vodun religion of West African slaves collided in the Caribbean with the incoming Christianity of colonists, Haitian