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Ben Böhmer on 3,000-Foot High Hot Air Balloon Performance: “I’m a Bit Afraid of Heights”; Saad Masood; EDM

With live events at a standstill, what better way to connect with fans than livestreaming in a hot-air balloon above a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Source: Ben Böhmer on 3,000-Foot High Hot Air Balloon Performance: “I’m a Bit Afraid of Heights” [Interview]

The magical Romanian villages known for their unique Gothic churches; Katy Dartford; Euronews

Romania’s remote region of Maramureș has a unique architectural style, where tall, tower-like wooden churches dot the landscape.

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Historical rituals in Göbeklitepe become documentary; Hurriyet Daily News

Titled ‘Residents of Göbeklitepe,’ a documentary film depicts the rituals of the historical area of Göbeklitepe, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The documentary will feature at the Istanbul Film Festival in October…

Source: Historical rituals in Göbeklitepe become documentary

City walk to discover Imperial Citadel of Thang Long; VietNamNet

A city walk to discover the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long will be held by the Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) on Saturday.

Source: City walk to discover Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – VietNamNet

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona; Anita Lawrence; Record Gazette

Barcelona can best be described at the city of Antoni Gaudi (1852 – 1926), the visionary artist who designed some of Barcelona’s most spectacular architectural treasures.

Source: Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

125 Square Kilometers Of Mauritius Lagoons Off-Limits Due To Oil Spill Pollution In Fish; Nishan Degnarain; Forbes

In the ongoing clean up of the major oil spill on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, new results reveal the ecological impact is much worse than initially disclosed. Large areas of the South East coast of Mauritius are now off-limits amid a secretive cleanup operation and nationwide protests.

Source: 125 Square Kilometers Of Mauritius Lagoons Off-Limits Due To Oil Spill Pollution In Fish

Breathtaking video released showcasing unique rugged beauty of Skellig Michael; Rachael O’Connor; The Irish Post

Source: Breathtaking video released showcasing unique rugged beauty of Skellig Michael | The Irish Post

Last Chance to Protect Greater Chaco from Oil and Gas Drilling; Grace Mitchell Tada; Dirt

September may mark the end of the latest efforts to protect the Chaco Culture National Historical Park against encroaching oil and gas production. A draft resource management plan for the area, which was released by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) earlier this year, fails to guarantee a 10-mile protective zone in lands bordering the park.

Source: Last Chance to Protect Greater Chaco from Oil and Gas Drilling

Alhambra; EurekAlert

Lions’ Cpurtyard, Alhambra (Granada, Spain)…

Source: Alhambra

47 Tourist Attractions in Japan’s 47 Prefectures; Tsunagu Japan

Japan consist of islands stretched across north and south. And thanks to such geographical trait and difference in climate, each prefecture has its own unique features. Tsunagu Japan has selected one must-see tourist attraction for each and every prefecture.

Source: 47 Tourist Attractions in Japan’s 47 Prefectures

Here are ten of Germany’s best (and longest) biking trails; The Local

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The Smoke that Thunders: Victoria Falls ready to welcome visitors; Mia Russell; The South African

Famously known as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’, Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls on the planet.

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Jvari Monastery UNESCO site set for conservation work with US ambassador fund support; Agenda.ge

The deteriorating facade of the iconic 6th century Jvari Monastery, which stands perched atop a hill outside the ancient Georgian capital of Mtskheta, will undergo conservation and reinforcement work supported by the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation at the United States Embassy in Tbilisi.

Source: Jvari Monastery UNESCO site set for conservation work with US ambassador fund support

Why Macao Is the Hidden Gem You Need to See Next; Afar

Why Macao Is the Hidden Gem You Need to See Next…

Source: Why Macao Is the Hidden Gem You Need to See Next

Tourism Month: How Simangaliso Wetland Park cemented itself as top global tourist destination; IOL

iSimangaliso Wetland Park named among 38 trips worldwide that travel experts want you to take.

Source: Tourism Month: How Simangaliso Wetland Park cemented itself as top global tourist destination

Machu Picchu: get to know Peru’s icon of Inca civilization; Agnes Rivera; Lonely Planet

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Strengthening firefighting to prevent destruction in Brazil’s Pantanal; Unesco 

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Zamosc, Poland – a perfect Renaissance town and the UNESCO gem; Kami; My Wanderlust

Zamosc, Poland was designed as a perfect Renaissance town. Here you will find all about visiting Zamosc, a real UNESCO gem.

Source: Zamosc, Poland – a perfect Renaissance town and the UNESCO gem

Conservationists flabbergasted by new road over Egypt pyramids plateau; Patrick Werr; Reuters

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Ten places to visit in Jordan from the comfort of your own home; Melissa Pawson; Middle East Eye

With coronavirus restricting travel, many of the kingdom’s key tourist locations are just a click away…

Source: Ten places to visit in Jordan from the comfort of your own home

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