Month: November 2014

Australia’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed cultural and natural attractions; Tim Richards; Traveller

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NSW has six, Victoria just one. So what are Australia’s 19 World Heritage sites and why are they important?

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Amazing images capture the harsh beauty of Perito Moreno Glacier; Michael Gadd; Daily Mail

Argentina – Los Glaciares National Park

The stunning expanse of ice on Lake Argentina covers about 97 square miles, the equivalent of 35,000 football pitches, but is constantly growing and ruptures every year.

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Film explores the exotic ‘lost world’ island where time stands still; Chris Kitching; Daily Mail

The Hidden Land offers a revealing look at the island’s stunning landscapes and its people, whose ancient beliefs and lifestyles are under threat as they embrace modern practices and technology.

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Vibrant Vigan; Pinay Solo Backpacker

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Vigan has always had a bevy of things to attract tourists. This pulsating city is the capital of Ilocos Sur, and one of the few existing age-old historic cities in the Philippines. Be dazzled by the affluence of this metropolis brimming with kalesa (horse-drawn carriage) and ancestral houses stirred by Spanish and Chinese architectural flair.

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Rediscovering Cairo’s great Islamic architectural treasures; Ghazi52; Pakistan Defence

Photo: AFP

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