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  1. My Four Published Books

    My four books produced over 10 years of exploring Soviet Ghosts 2014 Fukushima 2017 Orphans of Time 2017 Dark Tourism 2018 https://www.rebeccabathory.com/books

  2. Two Years With Ezekiel

    Adventures with my beautiful baby.

  3. Brazil and the Rainforest May 2019

    We spent a blissful month in Brazil to visit Ezekiel’s family (he’s half Brazilian) aged 14 months, he had so much fun seeing and experiencing new things. We spent a week in the Amazon Rainforest which is an experience we will never forget (Well Ezekiel will, but he has the…

  4. Tunisia With My New Adventure Buddy

    We welcomed Ezekiel Kai Silva to this world on 19th February 2018 to join in the adventures, this was our first trip abroad when he was 7 months to Tunisia in Africa. A new continent for me and a wonderful experience seeing the Sahara Desert.

  5. 2016 The Year I Went Around The World

    “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta I have returned to the UK with a sinking feeling in my heart, in January I gave up my flat and put my things into a storage container to travel around the world with just…

  6. Ukraine Chernobyl

    The Chernobyl nuclear disaster happened in April 1986 with reactor four of the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine. I’ve now visited on three different occasions. On arrival to Chernobyl, you go through a few security checkpoints; it is a highly guarded area and you are only allowed into the exclusion…

  7. Indonesia Tana Toraja Funeral

    They have a huge celebration of death in the village of Toraja in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Hundreds of people come for this funeral, completely unique to this culture. No tears are shed on this day; people smiled, children played.  Like a wedding, it was a celebration and a celebration bigger…

  8. Israel

    After giving my talk at The Photography Show in March 2014, a great guy called Udi Tirosh, who had watched my talk, got in contact with me, not only is he the amazing inventor of the great Light Blaster but also the owner of a fantastic website DIY Photography. We…

  9. UK Magnificent Seven Cemeteries

    The magnificent seven cemeteries of London were seven large cemeteries built around London to help address the terrible overcrowding in the existing cemeteries. Up until the creation of the seven, people were buried in the graveyards of small parish churches but with a population increase in the Victorian era (in…

  10. UK Battersea Powerstation

    On a trip with Sev, Adam, Liam and Mark, we managed to infiltrate Battersea Power Station, with the hope of watching the Battersea fireworks high on the A Side roof. We made it in, legged it across no mans land with strong beams of security light and into the insides…

  11. Iceland

    We took a breathtaking 10 days driving round the ring road of Iceland, it was an incredible experience that I will never forget.

  12. Japan Suicide Forest

    The Suicide Forest is a vast forest stretching a 35 square km radius at the base of Japan’s Mt Fuji. This is where thousands of people have made their last journey in life to end their existence among the trees. In Japan, suicide is not viewed in the same way…

  13. Bulgaria Buzludha

    I stand on top of a tiny wooden platform, my safety not yet entirely certain, in fact later back on soil below looking up, the platform may well have crumbled and plunged me to my death at anytime, but I try not to think about that now, as you only…

  14. India Varanasi Aghori

    For weeks every day I was asking my friend to help me to find an Aghori. The Aghori are holy men who worship Kali, the goddess of destruction and also creation. They carry skulls, meditate on dead bodies and eat human meat at the cremation site. This truly fascinates me…

  15. USA Salem

    In Autumn 2016, Karen and I went to Salem for a couple of days. Famous for the witch trials, I was interested in learning more about the history of Salem. In this time, we visited the witch house, the Old Burying Point Cemetery where the memorial stones were and Rebecca…

  16. Italy Non Plus Ultra

    An abandoned Castle in Italy in the process of being rescued Non Plus Ultra We had been told this beautiful castle in Italy would be a hard one to crack, we made it there early in the morning, only to be surprised by a crowd waiting outside to go in.…

  17. Thailand Wat Rong Khun White Temple

    I loved exploring this stunning white temple in Chiang Rai.

  18. Indonesia Trunyan Cemetery

    I visited this unique cemetery in Bali, Indonesia. Perched on a boat as it powered toward an island covered in undergrowth, it had begun to spit with rain as the island came into view. I sat next to a couple who had visited Bali for many years but were on…

  19. Vietnam Hỏa Lò Prison

    A prison used by French colonists in Vietnam; first for political prisoners and later by North Vietnam for US prisoners from the Vietnam War. Only the gatehouse still remains as the rest was demolished during the 1900s. The French built the prison in Hanoi; it was heavily overcrowded with prisoners…

  20. India Varanasi

    Photographs taken during three weeks spent in Varanasi India

  21. The Underworld Persephone

    Persephone is a daughter of Zeus and Demeter, she was taken by Hades the God king of the underworld and taken as his majestic queen, as the goddess of death, no one must speak her name. She once lived far away, living with nature, many Gods fell in love and…

  22. Mexico Island of Dead Dolls

    In Mexico, there is an island where a young girl died and soon afterward, dolls started to appear. The island is called Isla de las Muñecas and it is now completely full of dolls. My friend Richie, who I had been on many previous trips with, expressed to me that…

  23. India Mumbai Dharavi Slum

    Dharavi Slum, Mumbai India

  24. Romania Doftana Prison

    Doftana prison was built in 1895 and in 1921 was used to detain prisoners. It now lies abandoned. It is known for its unforgiving conditions for political criminals, mostly communists. Inside, there are 308 cells split into eight sections. A lot of the long-term prisoners were treated very badly with…

  25. Austria Abandoned Textile Factory

    An explore of an abandoned textile factory in Austria

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