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Weekly Photo Challenge: ZigZag

On the way to Amalfi the coach stopped to admire the view of the town of Positano that clings improbably to a vertical cliff with buildings tumbling chaotically from the top right down to the beach at the bottom. 52 more words

History

The Grand Canal

Just recently, the Grand Canal in China, the world’s longest artificial waterway, made it onto the list of World Heritage Sites. CCTV News reporter Fei Ye talked to an expert about the significance of this title, and what the new responsibilities are that will come with it. 502 more words

Tequila and its Distilleries

Visit the magical town of Tequila and its distilleries and get a good taste of Mexico´s national drink!

Culture

George Town, Penang, "The Pearl of the Orient"

If I decided to cross Malaysia from the east coast to the west coast, is to visit one of the UNESCO World Heritage site: the city of George Town, in the island of Penang. 454 more words

Travel

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin'

Today we were going to Sigulda, a tourist must see town, about an hours mini-bus ride away from the city.  It was still raining when we woke up, which was a disappointment but after breakfast we all set off nicely refreshed after a good nights sleep.

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History

Protect the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef in the world, one of the seven natural wonders of the world and the only living thing on earth seen from space. 541 more words

Climate Change

Classic France: "Ile de Ré"

If you want to rediscover life’s simple pleasures, head for the Ile de Ré. Laura Fowler gets a kick out of horse riding, cycling and fresh air on a short break to France’s favourite holiday island.  125 more words

World