by Grant Leishman I want to highlight a Philippine island that for many people may well be considered; “off the map” - the island of Mindoro, and more specifically the western side of the island, Occidental Mindoro. Mindoro, a large, tear-drop shaped island is the seventh largest Island of the Philippines, at roughly 10,600 square … Continue reading Occidental Mindoro
by Ronesa Aveela Veelas, Wilis, Yuda, Samovili, Vili. These are a few names of nymphs of Slavic folklore, each group a little different from the Bulgarian Samodivi. Are they real or merely myths that have survived throughout the centuries? Who are these creatures? Where did they come from? And why do people fear them so … Continue reading Samodivi — Witches of Darkness or Thracian Goddesses?