Europe’s oldest pagans: the deep forest life of Mari people – in pictures

Ikuru Kuwajima photographed the Mari El republic in Russia over the course of a year, learning about everything from witchcraft to paranormal activity

Dark beer and dumplings in Bavaria: a visit to the world’s oldest monastic brewery

Weltenburg Abbey, on a bend in the Danube, has been making rich, dark beers for more than 1,000 years – and has a B&B for those who may need an overnight stay