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Mount Wuyi in SE China, World Cultural and Natural Heritage site; Huaxia; Xinhua

Photo: Jiang Kehong

Mount Wuyi in SE China, World Cultural and Natural Heritage site-

Source: Mount Wuyi in SE China, World Cultural and Natural Heritage site

People visit tomb-sanctuary on Mount Nemrut in Adiyaman Province, Turkey; Huaxia; Xinhua

People visit tomb-sanctuary on Mount Nemrut in Adiyaman Province, Turkey-

Source: People visit tomb-sanctuary on Mount Nemrut in Adiyaman Province, Turkey

Ancient ksour of Mauritania: Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Sean Connolly; Wanderlust

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Source: Ancient ksour of Mauritania: Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Sites

6 Amazing Things To Do In Beautiful Zacatecas, Mexico; Keshler Thibert; Travel Awaits

Photo: Roberto Galan

There are so many things to do in Zacatecas, Mexico. It draws you in with a European aesthetic and leaves you with memories as unique as its atmosphere.

Source: 6 Amazing Things To Do In Beautiful Zacatecas, Mexico

World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Huangshan; Xinhua

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Located in east China Anhui Province Mount Huangshan also known as the Yellow Mountain is renowned for its magnificent natural scenery including massive granitic boulders and ancient pine trees which are often further enhanced by cloud and mist effects.

Source: World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Huangshan

Abu Dhabi archaeology: The ancient wonders found in the Arabian desert; Melanie Swan; CNN

Photo: Barry Neild

While the UAE is becoming famous for its modern skyscrapers, it’s also home to historical treasures dating back thousands of years.

Source: Abu Dhabi archaeology: The ancient wonders found in the Arabian desert

World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Taishan; Xinhua

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A large and impressive rock mass rising to over 1500 meters where graceful bridges gateways or pavilions contrast with pine forests or rocky cliffs, Mount Taishan is considered one of China’s most beautiful scenic spots and a symbolization of ancient Chinese civilizations and beliefs.

Source: World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Taishan

Borobudur: World’s largest Buddhist temple to get more expensive; Heather Chen; CNN

Photo: Ulet Ifansasti

Indonesia’s government is planning to increase entry fees for its famed Borobudur temple. But will it drive tourists away?

Source: Borobudur: World’s largest Buddhist temple to get more expensive

10 top tourist attractions that could disappear in your lifetime; OverSixty

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Just because these are remnants from history doesn’t mean they should become a thing of the past…

Source: 10 top tourist attractions that could disappear in your lifetime | OverSixty

Environment to-do list: five ministerial priorities for Tanya Plibersek; Adam Morton, Lisa Cox & Graham Readfearn; Guardian

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Australia’s new minister faces difficult challenges fixing laws, creating an EPA and curbing an extinction crisis…

Source: Environment to-do list: five ministerial priorities for Tanya Plibersek

Kerala’s valley of silence — A verdant paradise on earth; Shafaat Shahbandari; Gulf News

Photo: Shafaat Shahbandari

Kerala’s Silent Valley National Park is one of world’s last remaining unspoilt rainforest

Source: Kerala’s valley of silence — A verdant paradise on earth

Show And Tell: A Slow Ride To The Queen Of Hills On The Toy Train; Outlook India

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To ride the charmingly decrepit Darjeeling Heritage Railway – or the Toy Train as it is popularly known – is to ride through history. It is also considered to be the world’s 22nd highest railway.

Source: Show And Tell: The

Delhi HC declines urgent listing of plea against ‘bar’ on namaz at mosque in Qutub complex; Hindustan Times

Photo: Hindustan Times

Located at the entrance of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)-protected complex, is locally known as Mughal Mosque.

Source: Delhi HC declines urgent listing of plea against ‘bar’ on namaz at mosque in Qutub complex

Wander among the ancients at an Israeli world heritage site; Judy Lash Balint; Heritage FL

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A new tourism development threatens rare wildlife and a major biblical site in Egypt; Charlie Metcalfe; iNews

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This spot in the Sinai desert is one of the few areas in the world revered by Muslims, Christians, and Jews. And it is home to rare wildlife such as the endemic Sinai Baton Blue…

Source: A new tourism development threatens rare wildlife and a major biblical site in Egypt

Single Clone of Poseidon’s Ribbon Weed is Largest Plant in World; Science News

Photo: Rachel Austin

A single clone of the Poseidon’s ribbon weed (Posidonia australis) in Shark Bay, Australia, is at least 4,500 years old and spans more than 180 km in fragmented, near-shore meadows.

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Over 64% Tourists’ Increase In Assam’s Kaziranga National Park; MenaFn

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Source: Over 64% Tourists’ Increase In Assam’s Kaziranga National P…

Cultural heritage: 7 successes of UNESCO’s preservation work; Unesco

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Source: Cultural heritage: 7 successes of UNESCO’s preservation work

In Assam, government violates tiger reserve guidelines, says activist; The Hindu

Photo: The Hindu

Green activist Rohit Choudhury writes to National Tiger Conservation Authority about tourist facility in critical tiger habitat of Manas National Park…

Source: In Assam, government violates tiger reserve guidelines, says activist

1,800-year-old Geometric Patterned Mosaic Found In The Ancient Greek City Pergamon Now Modern Turkey; Greek City Times

Photo: Greek City Times

A geometric patterned floor mosaic was unearthed during the excavations carried out around the Red Basilica in Pergamon, an ancient city in western Turkey

Source: 1,800-year-old Geometric Patterned Mosaic Found In The Ancient Greek City Pergamon Now Modern Turkey

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