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This ancient Siberian lake is surrounded by sharp mountains, amazing wildlife and rich culture.
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Stay in some of the oldest houses in Ladakh, the urban jungle is going green and more.
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An overnight stay in a standard room ($174) or suite ($204) at the historic Fairview Inn and an authentic Southern dinner for two at Sophia's Restaurant.
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Even if San Francisco’s streets are not paved with gold, they are splashed with rainbow-coloured murals and the skies over North Beach are ruled by trash-talking parrots.
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