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Casals has been traveling the world for eight years, hitchhiking his way through 75 countries.
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The inhospitable Southern Highlands of Iceland are vast, sparse and un-populated. Here, nature is at its rawest, impossible shapes rise out of nothing amongst the glaciers, volcanoes, hot-springs and lava fields. The isolated structures belonging to the shepherds act as the frontier between nature and culture. They are buffer between order and chaos, between life and death.

Capturing Myanmar

It was the perfect narrative: an oppressive regime, a liberation icon in jail, a popular struggle for freedom. How much of it was true?
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Visit Venice in 5 minutes or in 5 easy steps
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Look beyond the sand dunes, and you'll find an indigo-tinged country that works hard and plays harder.
Walking Hadrian’s Wall is not an exotic task. It has none of the glamour or exhilaration of thrashing through rainforests or trailblazing across white-hot deserts. Indeed, when the most sensational episodes one will get to recount by a fireside involve mild fogs, soggy bogs and a few tepid gales – and the admission is made that the most exotic...
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Ancient skiing began in China around 600 BC, not as a recreational pastime but as a means of survival.
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Aleksandr "Sasha" Romanobskiy lives in a Russian ghost town called Pyramiden with just five others employed as cultural guides.
The south couldn’t care less whether you feel comfortable or not, whether they fit your standards of travel or not – here you fit in. You adjust.

Back to Angola

A South African war vet returns to Angola and confronts his darkest memories and fears.

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Food

Warming up for São João festivities: squash compote made with quicklime

This squash compote is one of the most delicious things in our winter. It's different from squash paste (another sweet very common in this...

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Places

In the city: A portrait tour of Manchester

I pour for hours over old photos and maps. Pictures of people in the street 20, 50, 100 years ago still seem alive somehow.

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