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Ancient and Unique Uzbekistan: Samarkand region II; Nadezhda Dukhovny; Times of Israel

Photo: Press Service of the Samarkand Region Tourism and Sports Department

From the blog of Nadezhda Dukhovny at The Times of Israel…

Source: Ancient and Unique Uzbekistan: Samarkand region II

Full travel guide to AlUla, Saudi Arabia; Jarone Ashkenzai; Wanderlust

Photo: Wanderlust

Full travel guide to AlUla, Saudi Arabia, including things to do, best cultural sites, when to go, how to get there, where to eat and where to stay

Source: Full travel guide to AlUla, Saudi Arabia

Snow covers Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area in SW China; CGTN

Photo: Sun Jiapeng

When snow covers the mountains and forests, Huanglong looks like a magical world.

Source: Snow covers Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area in SW China

Helicopters, Trained Dogs, and 44 Tons of Poison Not Enough to Keep Rats Off Protected Island; George Dvorsky;  Gizmodo

Photo: Fanny Schertzer

A historic effort to extinguish invasive rats on the ecologically sensitive island may not have worked as planned.

Source: Helicopters, Trained Dogs, and 44 Tons of Poison Not Enough to Keep Rats Off Protected Island

Visiting Thailand? Here are our 5 favourite places; Nichola Daunton; EuroNews

Photo: Canva

Visitors from low risk countries won’t need to quarantine in Thailand from 1 November, here are five great places to celebrate this.

Source: Visiting Thailand? Here are our 5 favourite places

Sarvestan, the enigmatic monument of ancient Iran, finally dated; Tehran Times

Photo: Tehran Times

A joint research team of Iranian and French scientists has published their results of the dating of the Sarvestan Monument in the journal Archaeometry.

Source: Sarvestan, the enigmatic monument of ancient Iran, finally dated

Can UNESCO status save the world’s oldest mummies?; Mark Johanson; National Geographic

Photo: De Agostini

In the Chilean desert, artfully preserved human remains are a symbol of local pride, but a changing climate threatens their existence.

Source: Can UNESCO status save the world’s oldest mummies?

Turf war derails plans for Mpumalanga’s world heritage site; Tshwarelo Mogakane; Sunday World

Photo: Mpumalanga Tourism

The future of Mpumalanga’s world heritage site remains uncertain following disagreements over who should be in charge between landowners and the Mpumalanga provincial government.

Source: Turf war derails plans for Mpumalanga’s world heritage site

Uzbekistan’s heritage and its post-pandemic efforts; Gokce Ozciftci; Daily Sabah

Source: Uzbekistan’s heritage and its post-pandemic efforts

World’s oldest temple in Turkey becomes major tourist attraction; Timeturk Haber

Photo: Time Turk

Sanliurfa is city of history, archeology and tourism, says mayor…

Source: World’s oldest temple in Turkey becomes major tourist attraction – Timeturk Haber

10 of the best things to do outdoors in Paris this fall; Allison Tibaldi; USA Today

Photo: Jacques Lebar

Travelers are continuing to spend as much time as possible outdoors, though that doesn’t mean you need to cross urban destinations off your vacation list. If you’re ready to consider European travel, Paris is an excellent idea.

Source: 10 of the best things to do outdoors in Paris this fall

History and Hindu temples: a visit to Hampi; Travel Like We Do; Free Malaysia Today

Photo: Travel Like We Do

This Indian city is a Unesco world heritage site featuring beautiful landscapes and ancient architecture.

Source: History and Hindu temples: a visit to Hampi

Maya ruins of Uxmal boasts Puuc style architecture at its best; Thilini Wijesinhe; Mexico News Daily

Photo: Mexico News Daily

The Governor’s Palace located here is considered by many to be a masterpiece of the pre-Hispanic civilization.

Source: Maya ruins of Uxmal boasts Puuc style architecture at its best

Railways to organize tourist fest at the highest railway station. Details here; Live Mint

Photo: AFP

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway: The festival will start from 13 November and conclude o­n 05 December…

Source: Railways to organize tourist fest at the highest railway station. Details here

The Latest News From Okinawa And What’s On The Horizon For 2022; Luxurious Magazine

Photo: OCVB

With 160 tropical islands, Japan’s Japan’s southernmost prefecture Okinawa has pretty much something for everyone. In this guide, Luxurious Magazine is looking at what’s new in Okinawa and what visitors to the prefecture can experience in 2022.

Source: The Latest News From Okinawa And What’s On The Horizon For 2022

Old monasteries and churches await in Southwest Germany; Dennis Lennox; Christian Post

Photo: Dennis Lennox

A recent road trip across Baden-Württemberg, a state in Southwest Germany, took Dennis Lennox to old monasteries and churches.

Source: Old monasteries and churches await in Southwest Germany

All aboard for a 3,000-year journey; Xu Lin; China Daily

Photo: Xu Lin

When you step off the train in Anyang you step back in time.

Source: All aboard for a 3,000-year journey

Lake Ohrid; John Misachi; World Atlas

Photo: World Atlas

Lake Ohrid is one of the world’s deepest and oldest lakes, thought to be 4-10 million years old. It is the deepest lake in the Balkan Peninsula.

Source: Lake Ohrid

The Most Surreal Palace and Castles to Visit in Austria; UAEMoments; MSN

Photo: Guenter Breitegger

We associate palaces and castles to fairytales and stories of battles or lavish parties. Austria is filled with magnificent castles and palaces, grandiose witnesses of a bygone era. As we walk through their halls, we begin to imagine the lifestyle the residents adapted a place many before us created memories in.

Union Minister Shri G. Kishan Reddy unveils the UNESCO World Heritage Listing Plaque at Ramappa – Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple in Telengana; Suman Munshi; IBG News

Photo: IBG News

Union Minister Shri G. Kishan Reddy unveils the UNESCO World Heritage Listing Plaque at Ramappa – Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple in Telengana.

Source: Union Minister Shri G. Kishan Reddy unveils the UNESCO World Heritage Listing Plaque at Ramappa – Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple in Telengana

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