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Jaguars and jungle giants: welcome to Brazil’s best national parks; Bailey Freeman; Lonely Planet

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On a photo safari through picturesque Cappadocia; Ahmet Kocak; Daily Sabah

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Top 10 Oldest Inhabited Cities of the World: Complete List and Details; Tulika Tandon; Jagran Josh

Photo: Jagran Josh

Take a look at the list of top 10 oldest cities of the world which are still inhabited by the human population. Jericho on the West Bank dating back 11000 years to Varanasi from India being 5000 years old, find out all about these cities below.

Source: Top 10 Oldest Inhabited Cities of the World: Complete List and Details

Cave chamber closed for 40,000 years could hold the key to the lives of Neanderthals; Jeevan Ravindran; CNN

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The discovery of a chamber at least 40,000 years old in a Gibraltar cave previously inhabited by Neanderthals could lead to groundbreaking new finds about their lifestyles, according to researchers.

Source: Cave chamber closed for 40,000 years could hold the key to the lives of Neanderthals

Florence or Rome: which city for your next trip?; Abi King; Inside The Travel Lab

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Wondering whether to choose Florence or Rome for your next city break? Abi King is here to help you decide.

Source: Florence or Rome: which city for your next trip?

Albania invites bids for urban infrastructure project at UNESCO heritage site; Klaudjo Jonuzaj; SeeNews

Photo: Martijn Munneke

The Albanian Development Fund (ADF) said it is inviting bids in a tender for an upgrade of urban infrastructure in the historical center of the southwestern city of Berat, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Source: Albania invites bids for urban infrastructure project at UNESCO heritage site

The making – and then breaking – of Robben Island Museum; Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi & Andre Odendaal; eNCA

Photo: Rodger Bosch

South Africa’s Robben Island Museum is an institution limping through a pandemic and weighed down by its roller-coaster history.

Source: The making – and then breaking – of Robben Island Museum

‘Bypasses could help save World Heritage status’; Joe Wright; Kent Online

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A council warns its city will face ‘reputational harm’ if it loses World Heritage status, but hopes a double bypass vision will safeguard heritage.

Source: ‘Bypasses could help save World Heritage status’

12 Best Romantic Getaways in the UK; Shandley McMurray; PlanetWare

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Source: 12 Best Romantic Getaways in the UK | PlanetWare

Lighthouses, whales and fishing villages: 10 best places to visit in Nova Scotia; Helen Earley; Lonely Planet

Photo: Brigitte Smith

Cradled by the Atlantic, many of the best places to visit in Nova Scotia owe their beauty to the ocean.

Source: Lighthouses, whales and fishing villages: 10 best places to visit in Nova Scotia – Lonely Planet

Mega Cities of the Ancient World; John Harrington & Thomas C. Frohlich; Wall St

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31. Samarkand

Peak population: 100,000

Peak population year(s): 400 B.C., 300 B.C.

Location 39.7° 66.9°, present day Uzbekistan

The famed city of Samarkand, known in ancient times as Sumargand, was an important stop on the storied Silk Road trading route. The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage site, dates back to the seventh century B.C.

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Here’s Where They Filmed James Bond’s “No Time to Die”; Jason Cochran; Frommer’s

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Spoiler-free filming locations of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die”…

Source: Here’s Where They Filmed James Bond’s “No Time to Die” | Frommer’s

Jiuzhaigou reopens fully after 2017 earthquake: ‘Beautiful as ever’; Huang Zhiling; China Daily

Photo: Huang Zhiling

Jiuzhaigou, a scenic area on the UNESCO World Heritage list, fully reopened on Tuesday for the first time after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the area in 2017.

Source: Jiuzhaigou reopens fully after 2017 earthquake: ‘Beautiful as ever’

LOOK: 4-faced head of Deva found in Cambodia shows powerful spiritual connection with India; IANS

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In July, the authority had announced that during the first three weeks of the excavation work, some statues and artefacts have been found.

Source: LOOK: 4-faced head of Deva found in Cambodia shows powerful spiritual connection with India

Ancient amphitheatres in Turkey had box seating; Ryan Morrison; Daily Mail

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The discovery of the ‘VIP box seats’ was made during an excavation of the Pergamon amphitheater in the ancient city of Pergamon, in Turkey’s western Ismir province.

Source: Ancient amphitheatres in Turkey had box seating

American Christians help raise millions to restore Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem; Brandon Showalter; Christian Post

Photo: Musa Al-Shaer

American Christians have helped raise millions to restore an ancient church in the West Bank believed to be the birth site of Jesus Christ that was once on a United Nations list for world heritage sites in danger.

Source: American Christians help raise millions to restore Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

Hidden Chamber Uncovered at Famous Gibraltar Cave That Sheltered Neanderthals; George Dvorsky; Gizmodo

Photo: Unesco

The 42-foot chamber has been sealed off for 40,000 years. Researchers have already found bones and scratch marks inside.

Source: Hidden Chamber Uncovered at Famous Gibraltar Cave That Sheltered Neanderthals

Letter from Chernivtsi: Ukraine’s ultimate literary capital; Kate Tsurkan; Calvert Journal

Photo: Max Kozmenko

The city that once hosted legendary poets Paul Celan, Olha Kobylianska and Mihai Eminescu is having a literary comeback…

Source: Letter from Chernivtsi: Ukraine’s ultimate literary capital

The Douro, Oporto and Salamanca River Cruise 2021; The Times

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Experience the gastronomic and cultural delights of one of Europe’s best-kept secrets, the Douro Valley, on this eight-day river cruise…

Source: The Douro, Oporto and Salamanca River Cruise 2021 | Times Expert Traveller | Times Expert Traveller

Western Germany’s hip region for digital nomads and urban creatives; Stephanie D’Arc Taylor; Lonely Planet

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