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Sicily is the heart of the Mediterranean Sea and has been the cradle of culture for the most important western civilisations over the past 3000 years. Its wonderful variety of ashes, traditions and cultures, transform Sicily into the impressive and magnificent island it is now. Greeks, Romans, Goths, Byzantines and Arabs are just a few of the civilisations whose influences...
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On my way back from the Manali bus stand yesterday, after enquiring about the ticket, I decided to make a quick stop at the pine forest that marks the road leading up to the Old Manali bridge. Running down from the slopes of the Hadimba temple, the forest is first abruptly bisected by the road and then further down valley...
In a single generation, South Korea has matured from a poor agrarian backwater to a flashy economic powerhouse. In less time than it took the Americans to go from the muscle car to the Prius, the Koreans went from the ox-and-plow to the bullet train. But Korea’s rapid transformation is not without growing pains. Canadian writer and teacher, Gord...
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Look beyond the sand dunes, and you'll find an indigo-tinged country that works hard and plays harder.

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?
Past and present religious tolerance in Kerala, South India.

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