Walking an ancient 330km route alone seems solitary. Except for friendships struck with farmers – and for the ghosts of Ottoman sultans and Roman soldiers who trod the trail before.
In an amazing juxtaposition of old and new, French street artist JR has taken over Le Pantheon, covering its ceiling, floor and cupola in a sea of black-and-white portraits.
The rugged, ancient landscape of Canton Valais is home to a variety of exquisite, endangered butterflies that draws lepidopterists from around the world.
Iceland’s Silfra fissure is one of the only places where you can dive between two continents. In some cases the space is so narrow, you can touch North America and Europe at once.
In this province filled with medieval castles and dense forest, it’s easy to imagine Hansel and Gretel skipping past the gingerbread houses, leaving a trail of breadcrumbs behind them.
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