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The last of a blues legend - A pilgrimage site for blues-lovers, and likely the last juke joint in the US
This pilgrimage site for blues-loving musicians may well be the last juke joint in the United States.
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The Kung Fu nuns of Nepal - They’re black belts in the deadly martial art made famous by Bruce Lee
Dressed in traditional maroon robes modified in the style of karate uniforms, the nuns’ smiling faces conceal an incredible energy and strength.
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The hottest inhabited place on Earth - This brutal landscape is the surprising home of a disappearing tradition
The tribal Afar people have inhabited this arid moonscape for centuries, eking out a living by transporting salt across the brutal desert by camel caravans.
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The treacherous road with 318 turns - Some say it's one of the best driving roads in the world
With hairpins, blind cutbacks and a cloverleaf here and there, this challenging 11-mile stretch is said to be among the best driving roads in the world.
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The largest nature reserve on Earth - A spiritual homecoming to a tiny slip of land in the very centre of the Pacific
Located 2,100km northwest of the main Hawaiian Islands, the Papahānaumokuākea National Marine Monument is now the largest nature reserve on Earth.
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The people who lost their language - ‘After years of suffering, you hide what makes you different’
While Turkey is home to many ethnic minorities, this community often attracts immediate attention, particularly in the wake of the recent refugee crisis.
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The valley that loves to fail - The success of this high-tech icon comes with a surprising twist
Although Silicon Valley is a glittering, high-tech icon of accomplishment, its success story comes with a surprising twist.
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Where the Old West comes back to life - You can still saddle up and ride a wagon train west
You can still saddle up and ride a wagon train west, thanks to a handful of community groups in the US keeping the pioneer experience alive.
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What can Albania teach us about trust? - While other countries close their borders, Albania harbours those in need
At a time when refugees are being turned away at borders all over the world, it seems that there is a lot to learn from Albania’s penchant for hospitality.
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What’s free in your country? - From water to advice, things that are free in some places often cost in others
From mineral water to water slides, these freebies may surprise even the most well travelled.
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Meet Earl, the gatekeeper to Paradise - In Paradise, camping is free. So is Earl's advice.
Paradise, population one, is halfway along one of the roughest roads in the US West, perched between two vast wilderness areas that total 1.4 million hectares.
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This clock changed the meaning of time - How this whimsical clock tower changed how the world thinks about the universe
A journey inside Bern’s whimsical clock tower reveals how clicking gears and dancing bears changed the meaning of time.
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