Maciej Wesołowski

A Polish journalist working for "National Geographic." He is addicted to travelling and Radiohead.
 
A Divine Hunger
Soul + Body
Good Food

A Divine Hunger

In some cultures, the aching pang of an empty stomach brings a people closer to god—and each other.
Maciej Wesołowski
Great Writing
World + People
The Other School

Great Writing

More-or-less at the same time as the invention of the wheel, a second, perhaps even better, idea was born: writing things down.
Maciej Wesołowski
Wine, Farmers, and Unicorns
World + People
Science

Wine, Farmers, and Unicorns

The countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia all show a keen sense of environmentalism, as well as a forward-thinking attitude.
Maciej Wesołowski
All the Religions of India
World + People
Dreams and Visions

All the Religions of India

Although predominantly Hindu, the Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four major world religions—and is tolerant of many more.
Maciej Wesołowski
Those Who Dispel the Darkness
Soul + Body
Breathe In

Those Who Dispel the Darkness

The Hindu spiritual teachers of the subcontinent play an important role in everyday life, acting as exemplary guides. Yet they are not without their controversies.
Maciej Wesołowski
Stop Singing in the Shower
World + People
Nature

Stop Singing in the Shower

Access to clean water is far from a universal right across the globe. We must urgently address this, before it’s too late.
Maciej Wesołowski
On the Holy Lake
Art + Stories
Experiences

On the Holy Lake

Lake Titicaca sits in the Andes, on the border of Peru and Bolivia. What significance does it hold for the Indigenous people who live on the lake?
Maciej Wesołowski
The Evolution of a Leader
Art + Stories
Opinions

The Evolution of a Leader

Evo Morales rode a wave of popular support when he became the first Indigenous president of Bolivia in 2006. A decade later, his popularity is waning.
Maciej Wesołowski
The Māori Awakening
Art + Stories
Experiences

The Māori Awakening

After years of suppression of Māori cultural identity, New Zealand’s Indigenous people are finally experiencing a renaissance, in defiance of colonialism.
Maciej Wesołowski
The White Lady Comes After Dark
Art + Stories, Soul + Body
Fiction, Good Mood

The White Lady Comes After Dark

In Latin America, the unique concept of death is a combination of Indigenous beliefs and those imported by the Spanish colonizers.
Maciej Wesołowski
Weather for Bogotá
Art + Stories
Experiences, Fiction

Weather for Bogotá

The capital of Colombia has seen a revolution across the past few decades, as everyday life has become increasingly better for its inhabitants. This peaceful change has been led by the city’s mayors.
Maciej Wesołowski