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19 Excellent Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador on Vacation; Marjolein Dilven; Wander With Alex

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Are you planning to travel to Ecuador? You will surely miss out on incredible experiences and things to do in Quito if you skip this gem of a city.

Source: 19 Excellent Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador on Vacation

Pakistan’s lost city of 40,000 people; Samantha Shea; BBC

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In the dusty plains of present-day Sindh in southern Pakistan lie the remains of one of the world’s most impressive ancient cities that most people have never heard of.

Source: Pakistan’s lost city of 40,000 people

At least 700,000 years ago, the world’s largest sand island emerged as the barrier that helped the Great Barrier Reef form; James Shulmeister & Daniel Ellerton; The Conversation

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Establishing the age of K’gari (Fraser Island) confirms it emerged before the reef, despite the climate being suitable for coral growth long before then.

Source: At least 700,000 years ago, the world’s largest sand island emerged as the barrier that helped the Great Barrier Reef form

Vice President Dhankar to inaugurate restored ‘Hall of Dancers’ at Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia; Annie Samson; ANI

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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar who arrived in Cambodia on Friday is set to inaugurate the recently restored Hall of Dancers at the famed Ta Prohm temple, located inside the Angkor Heritage Park adjacent to the cultural and tourist province of Siem Reap.

Source: Vice President Dhankar to inaugurate restored ‘Hall of Dancers’ at Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia

WB: Northeast Frontier Railways to operate evening service of ‘Joyride’ during annual Ghum Festival; ANI

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The Northeast Frontier Railway zone of Indian Railways has decided to operate the evening service of one pecial joyride under the toy train service of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways for the upcoming annual Ghum Festival.

Source: WB: Northeast Frontier Railways to operate evening service of ‘Joyride’ during annual Ghum Festival