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GHNP celebrates 9th anniversary of world heritage tag; Tribune India

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A two-day event ‘Vishwa Dharohar Utsav’, which was organised to celebrate the ninth anniversary of the day when Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) got the status of world heritage site (WHS) from the UNESCO, concluded at Sai Ropa in Banjar today.

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Tourist’s perplexing Lake District review complains national park has ‘too many’ lakes; Zahna Eklund; Daily Mirror

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10 Reasons Bruges, Belgium is Worth Visiting; Middle Journey

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This Ecuadorean city in the Andes has perfect weather – and you can retire there for as little as $1,500 a month; Silvia Ascarelli; Market Watch

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“If the place you live in doesn’t delight and amaze you every day, you’re doing it wrong. And that’s how I feel about Cuenca,” says Saralee Squires.

Source: This Ecuadorean city in the Andes has perfect weather – and you can retire there for as little as $1,500 a month

Looking to bike in Europe? Lake Constance straddles three countries; Diane Daniel; Washington Post

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Lake Constance, with more than a dozen marked bicycle routes, is one of Europe’s most popular biking destinations.

Source: Looking to bike in Europe? Lake Constance straddles three countries.

The virtual Wall rescue; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

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An elaborate e-tour program allows everyone to play hero by joining simulated restoration efforts at the World Heritage Site’s Xifengkou section.

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UNESCO welcomes commitments made by Equinor and Responsible Jewellery Council to protect World Heritage; Unesco

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Source: UNESCO welcomes commitments made by Equinor and Responsible Jewellery Council to protect World Heritage

Birdwatch Ireland has concerns for vulnerable nesting birds on Skellig Michael; RadioKerry

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The Eclectic Styles of Amsterdam’s Iconic Architecture; Nancy A Ruhling; Mansion Global

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From centuries-old Dutch Baroque canal houses to Gothic Revival, the city’s filled with astounding homes…

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European Design Awards and Festival 2022 in Tallinn; Julia Kahl; slanted

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This year’s European Design Awards and Festival took place from June 17–19, 2022, under the theme Beyond Design in Estonia’s capitol Tallinn.

Source: European Design Awards and Festival 2022 in Tallinn – slanted

Ha Long Bay entry tickets return to pre-pandemic rates; DTI News

Entry tickets to the UNESCO World Heritage site Ha Long Bay will return to their former rates set before the Covid-19 pandemic from July 1.

Source: Ha Long Bay entry tickets return to pre-pandemic rates

The tale of a distressed American town on the doorstep of a natural paradise; Greg Rosalsky; NPR

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The town of Orick sits just steps away from Redwood National Park. It has prime real estate for recreation and tourism, so why are its motels and restaurants shuttered and its residents impoverished?

Source: The tale of a distressed American town on the doorstep of a natural paradise

Labaranga Mosque, Elmina Castle and Other Historical Buildings in Ghana; Richmond Setrana; YEN

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The Labaranga Mosque, Elmina Castle and other historical buildings in Ghana speak of the country’s strong history and culture which can evoke strong emotions among Ghanaians.

Source: Labaranga Mosque, Elmina Castle and Other Historical Buildings in Ghana

Revealed: The top ten wedding venues in County Durham and Darlington; Northern Echo

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The top ten locations in County Durham and Darlington to stage a wedding have been revealed after the historic city has been unveiled at one of the most sought-after places to tie the knot – with an abundance of picturesque venues to choose from.

Source: Revealed: The top ten wedding venues in County Durham and Darlington

Welcome to Warsaw; Stars Insider

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Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, is one of Europe’s most exuberant cities, and a major international tourist destination. Its picturesque Old Town, a cluster of castles, palaces, and parks set around a picture-book square of colorful town houses, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Several excellent museums chronicle the capital’s glittering cultural heritage, and its tumultuous past. A thriving arts and music scene, plus a plethora of clubs, bars, and restaurants, further seduce the visitor. Click through the gallery and wander through Warsaw.

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What not to miss: Albania’s cultural highlights; Gillian Gloyer; Bradt Guides

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Boasting a number of UNESCO protected sites, Albania is home to a wealth of cultural hotspots to entice the interest of every traveller.

Source: What not to miss: Albania’s cultural highlights

UNESCO-inscribed Soltanieh renovates facilities for tourism; Tehran Times

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Authorities of the UNESCO-registered Soltanieh, which supports the third-largest brick dome in the world, have commenced work to build or upgrade facilities at the ancient site.

Source: UNESCO-inscribed Soltanieh renovates facilities for tourism

20 Things To Do In Veracruz; Angie Grier; Travel 2 Next

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Veracruz is a coastal state located on the Gulf Coast of Mexico with a unique history, culture and gastronomy. Visiting the many Pueblo Magicos and coastal areas of Veracruz is a great way to get a deeper understanding of the region.  Coffee plantations, archaeological sites like El Tajin, historical buildings such as the Casa de Hernan Cortes, cultural traditions like the Dance of the Voladores, and festivals like Carnival are some of the interesting things to do in Veracruz.

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Ramappa Temple: A 13th Century Architectural Marvel With Floating Bricks; Jigyasa Sahay; India.com

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South India is a treasure trove of India’s heritage. Telangana’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ramappa Temple is a testimony to it.

Source: Ramappa Temple: A 13th Century Architectural Marvel With Floating Bricks | See Pics

8 Countries Where Indian Rupee is Stronger And Travel Wont Burn a Hole in Your Pocket; Shrimansi Kaushik; India.com

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If you seek low-budget international travel destinations or just want to explore the world to its last station, here is the list of places where Indian Rupee is stronger and travel is cheaper.

Source: 8 Countries Where Indian Rupee is Stronger And Travel Wont Burn a Hole in Your Pocket

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