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CHINA’S RICE TERRACES – AN AGRICULTURAL WORK OF ART

China brims with amazing landscapes; amongst my favourites are the fabulously beautiful rice terraces that are found across the country. Hewn into the hills by local ethnic communities some thousands of years ago many of them are agricultural works of art on a grand...

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Nomads Secrets has set its sights on winning the hearts of sophisticated travellers around the world. We have spent the last 12 months perfecting new and exciting ways to unveil the secrets of our planet and have created a brand-new website to reflect the quality and...

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BUDDHIST MONASTERIES: HUBS OF PEACE AND SERENITY

Most of us know something about the teaching and history of Buddhism and the life of its religious followers. We have seen Buddhist monks, listened to the Dalai Lama and watched documentaries. Few however have the opportunity to witness its calming rituals within the...

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A COTTON CASTLE IN AN ANCIENT LAND: PAMUKKALE

Winter may not be considered as the best time to visit Turkey, but that depends very much on what kind of traveller you are. If you love exploring when there are few other foreigners around, then there is no better time and the best site to explore at your leisure is...

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UMAID BHAWAN PALACE JODHPUR

Live like a Royal On my last trip to India I returned to one of my favourite hotels and one of the world’s greatest, to live once again in the grandeur of a maharaja’s palace. I stayed at the splendid Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur in the Indian state of Rajasthan....

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THE ANCESTRAL SPIRIT OF THE QUECHUA PEOPLE

In the high regions of the Peruvian Andes, at altitudes exceeding 4000 metres, women work at their loom just like their ancestors did since time immemorial. They are part of the Quechua people and live in remote villages nestled in the shadow of some of the highest...

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