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The stories – and secrets – of Fez

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A peek behind the walls of the world’s oldest medina reveals how residents live, work and shop in a 1,200-year-old city both steeped in tradition – and ready to embrace its future.


Replicating Tutankhamun's tomb

Tutankhamun’s tomb remained intact for 3,000 years, but due to so many visitors it is now deteriorating. Will travellers venture to Egypt to see what some would call a fake?
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The Quora Column

Seven of the world’s riskiest roads

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In many cases, these routes are less travelled for a reason: they feature terrifying drop-offs, unpredictable mudslides and a complete lack of concrete paving. Yet people still go.
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Fictional Footsteps

On the hunt with Hemingway

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Following in the footsteps of Hemingway’s acclaimed works finds that today’s safaris are less rough-and-tumble – but still promise the unpredictable bush encounters the writer loved.
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The safari scene few get to see

Using night-vision video technology to capture a rarely witnessed event, David Attenborough explores the danger elephants face when sharing a water hole with desperate, starving lions.
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Near drowning in Morocco

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With no lifeguards on duty and a useable lifeboat more than an hour away, a bodybuilder from LA becomes an unforeseen hero.


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