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Where is the seventh Celtic nation?

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Galicia, an autonomous region on Spain’s rugged northwestern coast, is home to ancient relics, pagan myths and a vibrant, living history unlike anywhere else in the world.


Going tribal: Four weeks with the Adi people

In this video from the BBC archive, intrepid explorer Bruce Parry visits the remote Himalayas and is adopted by a proud people who inhabit a world of shamans and ritual sacrifice.
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Three days with Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in Mexico City

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From the 1920s to the 1950s, the lovers were Mexico's more shocking version of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, with an artistic output as well known as their tumultuous relationship.
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Take two for London’s Olympic Studios

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From the late 1960s until 2009, the recording studio hosted musical legends including Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and Led Zeppelin. Today, it has a new starring role.
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The bootleg brandy Kosovo loves

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After years of war, Serbians and Albanians unite over a drink that tastes like a fine cognac at its best – and embalming fluid at its worst.
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Our favourite images of the week

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From the azure lakes of Patagonia to a multicoloured ecosystem beneath the Indian Ocean, these are some of the most striking images from around the globe.


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Uncovering a pagan past in northwestern Spain


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