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The Catacombs of Paris

I’ve been interested in weird, dead people stuff (as my Mum calls it) for as long as I can remember. Cemeteries, true crime books, serial killers. 841 more words

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#kheeri my recent encounter!

Kheerganga is a place that is known for Shiva. Be that as it may, in particular, it is where ruler Karthikey dove in deep reflection and surrendered all the common things. 266 more words

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Mother of all rock slides

Driving to Vancouver, we stopped where four people lost their lives in a massive rock slide.

We are just outside Hope, imagining the events of January 9th 1965. 93 more words

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Darth Vader lost in Odessa

Since 2015, Ukraine has been undergoing a process of “decommunisation” as Petro Poroshenko outlawed (among other things) communist monuments. Things were not looking good for this statue of Lenin in the courtyard of an Odessa factory. 290 more words

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The Aesthetics of Bliss and Trauma in Plantation Weddings

Between 1938 and 1945 the little Bavarian town of Flossenbürg was the home for a Nazi concentration camp that held political prisoners, German criminals, and, near war’s end, Hungarian and Polish Jews. 2,617 more words

Dark tourism in the city of Porto

You might think that this post is going to address some of the bad consequences associated with tourism, but that is for another day. In fact, the title refers to a type of tourism. 280 more words

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Soviet T-34 lost in South London

At the intersection of Pages Walk and Mandela Way in Bermondsey, you can find a decommissioned Soviet T-34 battle tank. Of all the strange, wonderful and exciting things I saw during my time in London, this was definitely my favourite (especially because the T-34 is the greatest tank, … 304 more words

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