From forgotten toys in kindergartens to the ubiquitous, fading Soviet-era propaganda, the 30-mile exclusion zone around the exploded reactor feels very much like being on the set of a Hollywood post-apocalypse movie.
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Stonehenge is the most famous of the 1,000 stone circles across Britain. Explore two more historic stone circles in Orkney and Cumbria.
The exhibit Crossroads of the Ancient World uses pieces from Afghanistan, Egypt and India to explore Afghanistan’s history as a centre of trade.
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The country’s northwest defies stereotypes
The land of myths and mountains
Explore Iceland’s isolated East Fjords
The heart of historic Mexico City
The capital hums with reminders of its past
Behind the scenes of Rio's Carnival
This year's celebration might be the largest yet
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Uncovering a pagan past in northwestern Spain
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