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Unearthing Plovdiv, the modern heart of ancient Thrace

Archaeologists uncover the shops and stadium of ancient Philippopolis – modern-day Plovdiv, Bulgaria – a city once governed by the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires.
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Nevada’s secret underwater world

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When it was built in the 1930s, the Hoover Dam didn’t just tame the Colorado River – it also created a massive lake that today hides shipwrecks, train tracks and cement tunnels alike.
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Beijing’s extraordinary Grand Canal

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Although few locals realize it, the once powerful Grand Canal is seeing new life in Beijing's suburb of Tongzhou.
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Rare photos of untouched Australia

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Meet the photographer who travels in a helicopter turned campervan, capturing parts of Australia that most people have never seen.
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How I Quit My Job to Travel

How we quit our jobs to travel: The civil servants

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Would you give up your house to travel? How about your full retirement pension? After a health scare, one couple decided to do both – and today, spend life aboard a motorhome and boat.
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Our favourite images of the week

A selection of the most breathtaking travel photos from this past week, including the serene Scottish Highlands and the action-packed nomad Olympics in Kyrgyzstan.


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India’s last surviving headhunters

Their tattoos signify a gruesome rite of passage


The hidden highlands of Hainan

A lush island interior that few visitors see


Where Norway meets New Zealand

A glacier-carved land of breathtaking views


The first World Nomad Games

It's like polo, but with a headless goat


Our favourite images of the week

Stunning images from around the world


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Depression-era remnants lie decaying in the dark


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