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In Thailand, the Death Railway’s grim history lives on

Made famous by the film The Bridge over the River Kwai, the Thai-Burma railway that once resulted in the death of thousands could help unite Southeast Asia by 2015.
Read more… 13 May 2013


A new dawn rises over Luxor’s Valley of the Queens

Queen Nefertari, known as one of the most beautiful women in history, still inspires after 3,000 years, with her tomb giving wondrous insight into the art and beliefs of Ancient Egypt.
10 May 2013


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Inside the Kremlin walls

On the 400th anniversary of the Romanovs, Russia’s dynasty of tsars, explore the often grave and sometimes amusing history of Moscow’s fortified city centre.
Read more… 10 May 2013


The ancient mysteries of Mustang’s caves

Thanks to regulated tourism, the 10,000 human-built caves in northern Nepal remain relatively undisturbed.
08 May 2013


Canada’s spectacular ‘Castles of the North’

Built to echo the romance of European citadels, these historic railway hotels recall a time when packing dozens of trunks and a butler or two was the only way to travel.
Read more… 07 May 2013


Christopher Columbus’ unexpected home

Founded in 1501, Santo Domingo is home to extraordinary traces of the original city, which served as a template for the design of emerging cities in the New World.
03 May 2013


In search of London's lost rivers

While the Thames is well known, at least five waterways have disappeared under the city’s pavement over time, becoming watery ghosts whose rumbling waters can still be heard.
Read more… 30 April 2013


Revealing rarities of historic Barbados

Amid this island’s rolling limestone hills and powdery beaches are fascinating survivors of the colonial past – rum shops, horse racing and churches that have a story to tell.
24 April 2013


The Passport blog

Paris' Notre Dame turns 850

In the year of the Parisian cathedral’s 850th anniversary, a look back reveals religious upheaval, a dare-devilish high-rise artist and a grisly pack of wolves.
Read more… 24 April 2013


Echoes of an ancient land along Turkey's Abraham Path

A modern re-creation of Prophet Abraham’s journey, the 170km trekking route across southeast Anatolia is part of an ambitious vision to unite the Middle East.
Read more… 15 April 2013


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