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In pics: archaeological site of island Delos in Greece; Huaxia; Xinhua


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Discover the wealth of history and tradition at Canterbury Cathedral; Sarah Brazendale; Kent Live

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With new visitor experiences and free entry for kids until the end of October, there’s never been a better time to discover this local treasure…

Source: Discover the wealth of history and tradition at Canterbury Cathedral

ReconAfrica, exploring for oil upstream of the Okavango Delta, accused of ignoring Namibians’ concerns; Jeffrey Barbee & Laurel Neme; National Geographic

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Namibians allege ReconAfrica disposed of wastewater unsafely, without permits, and ignored concerns about potential impact of oil drilling on water and wildlife.

Source: ReconAfrica, exploring for oil upstream of the Okavango Delta, accused of ignoring Namibians’ concerns

Mount Athos finally opens to Pilgrims; Greek City Times

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The world-famous monastic community of Mount Athos in northern Greece is reopening its doors to pilgrims and visitors after a months-long lockdown, according to an announcement on Tuesday.

Source: Mount Athos finally opens to Pilgrims – Greek City Times

Best Hiking Destinations In Europe | Preparing For Post-Covid 19 Long-Distance Trekking Adventures; Jazz Noble; Outdoors Magic


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Get ahead of your post-lockdown holiday planning with this expansive list of some of the best hiking locations Europe has to offer.

Source: Best Hiking Destinations In Europe | Preparing For Post-Covid 19 Long-Distance Trekking Adventures – Outdoors Magic

Tourists eye Cambodia’s new world heritage site; Reuters/Oman Observer

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Where to go in August; Which?

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With the summer holidays in full swing, August is one of the busiest months to travel. Have no fear: Which has picked its five favourite coastal destinations to beat the crowds.

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Hotel Villa Athena, Agrigento, Sicily; Dr Fumble Finger; Travel Gumbo

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DrFumblefinger visits the unique Hotel Villa Athena, located adjacent to a UNESCO World Heritage site in Agrigento, Sicily.

Source: Hotel Villa Athena, Agrigento, Sicily

Skellig Michael Boatmen Optimistic for Mid-June Re-opening of UNESCO World Heritage Site; Afloat

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It is understood OPW staff have not been given any date as yet for return.

Source: Skellig Michael Boatmen Optimistic for Mid-June Re-opening of UNESCO World Heritage Site

Southern Kyūshū’s National Parks: Sparkling Blue Seas and Green Mountains of Yakushima and Amami; nippon.com

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Southern Kyūshū’s various national parks feature active volcanoes and stunning mountains surrounded by picturesque coastal landscapes and countless islands.

Source: Southern Kyūshū’s National Parks: Sparkling Blue Seas and Green Mountains of Yakushima and Amami

10 trains cancelled on Kalka-Shimla track; Ambika Sharma; Tribune India

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Only one train to ply l Decision taken due to low occupancy amid pandemic Reeling under low occupancy due to Covid, only one train will be plying on the UNESCO’s World Heritage Kalka-Shimla rail track now, while 10 others have been cancelled since yesterday.

Source: 10 trains cancelled on Kalka-Shimla track

Why Jerusalem’s Aqsa Mosque Is an Arab-Israeli Fuse; Rick Gladstone; New York Times

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Discover the most beautiful libraries of Hungary; Eszter Mrazik; Daily News Hungary

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Must-visit spots for lovers of books and/or architecture. 🇭🇺 📚🏛️ #Hungary #Budapest #Keszthely #Eger #Pannonhalma #Zirc #Sárospatak #libraries

Source: Discover the most beautiful libraries of Hungary – PHOTOS

Free of lockdown, tourists enjoy Turkey’s ‘white paradise’ Pamukkale; Reuters/Daily Sabah

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Source: Free of lockdown, tourists enjoy Turkey’s ‘white paradise’ Pamukkale

The top 5 reasons to hike the Inca trail to Machu Picchu; Breaking Travel News

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Have you finally chosen Machu Picchu as your holiday destination this year? Read on for the reasons to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Source: The top 5 reasons to hike the Inca trail to machu picchu

The beauty goes back in time in Hue; doyen1988; Viet Reader

The peaceful and poetic ancient capital of Hue is the destination for visitors to experience like a time-lapse of time travel to the scenery of feudal Vietnam. Hue-style quiet frame Hue is a destination that brings its own attraction on the tourist map of the S-shaped strip of land. The ancient capital still has intact Vietnamese cultural traditions through artifacts and architectural works.

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Visit Swidnica, Poland – the Highlight of Lower Silesia; Kamila Napora; My Wanderlust

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Swidnica, Poland is a highlight of the Lower Silesia. It’s full of history, beautiful architecture and home to UNESCO site. Check it out!

Source: Visit Swidnica, Poland – the Highlight of Lower Silesia

Have You Taken the Taj Virtual Tour?; Outlook Traveller

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Launched on the Google Arts and Culture platform, the tour offers views of the Taj from angles you have never seen before…

Source: Have You Taken the Taj Virtual Tour?

7 Best Things To Do In Sintra; Richard Nahem; TravelAwaits

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A great day or overnight trip from Lisbon, there is much to see and do in Sintra.

Source: 7 Best Things To Do In Sintra – TravelAwaits

Mother’s Day 2021: Destinations to explore post-lockdown with your mom; Manas Sen Gupta; Lifestyle Asia

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It is unlikely that on Mother’s Day 2021, any of us will be travelling, but if you’re planning in advance, bookmark these Indian destinations.

Source: Mother’s Day 2021: Destinations to explore post-lockdown with your mom

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