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In Venezuela, nature’s most electrifying lightning show

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Storm chasers flock to remote Catatumbo, where most experts estimate that lightning strikes roughly 140 to 160 nights a year, with flashes often visible seven to 10 hours per night.
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On the hunt for dinosaur eggs in Mongolia's Flaming Cliffs

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In the South Gobi Desert, some of the world’s most fascinating prehistoric wonders are at visitors’ fingertips – sometimes literally.
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The hidden Scottish Highlands

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Hikers roam freely in this glacier-carved land of lonely sea cliffs, winding trails and breathtaking views.


The first World Nomad Games

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More than 350 participants from 18 countries flocked to the shores of Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kol Lake for the six-day event.


Camping on the Canadian tundra

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Visited by only 75 or so people a year, Canada’s Ivvavik National Park is so remote, many of its beautiful peaks remain unnamed.
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Our favourite images of the week

The most stunning travel photos from this past week, capturing Bolivia’s beautiful, untraveled landscapes, Santorini’s rainbow-coloured cliffs and more.


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