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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.


The Quora Column

Surreal towns, shaped by nature

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From manmade, moveable islands to an entire town built in a meteorite crater, these are some of the strangest ways in which people have adapted their settlements to Mother Nature.
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Get face-to-face with South Africa's crocodiles

A new Cape Town experience offers adventurous travellers a chance to get up close with wild, man-eating predators.
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Colombia's 'Liquid Rainbow'

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During certain months of the year, Colombia’s Caño Cristales turns shades of red, blue, yellow, orange and green in a vibrant natural display that happens nowhere else on Earth.


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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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In France, new meets old….and weird

Jules Verne's steampunk visions come to life


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