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Africa   29 Nov, 2014, 11:45
Mauritania’s desert city now drowning in sand  
David Jenkins

Chinguetti is Mauritania’s number one tourist attraction, an ancient city that thrived in the era of caravanserais. David Jenkins, however, finds he’s the only tourist in a rising sea of sand.

Americas   27 Nov, 2014, 13:55
From red-lights to respectable: 100 years of Skagway  
Lindsay Salt

In the early days of the Klondike Gold Rush, the settlement of Skagway was born as a trend-setting cluster of very busy brothels. A hundred years on Lindsay Salt discovers it’s grown into one of Alaska’s most genteel towns.

Central Asia   20 Nov, 2014, 11:05
The smiling faces of magical Myanmar  
Laurie Daghigh

As sanctions crumble a new wave of travellers are flooding into Myanmar. Laurie Daghigh is among them, and reports the traditional Burmese welcome has not yet lost its shine.

Americas   20 Nov, 2014, 10:46
The forgotten source of California’s Gold Rush  
Daniel Metraux

The place that sparked America’s 1848 Gold Rush is strangely un-remembered in a little-visited State Park. Daniel A. Métraux takes a look at the site where Gold Fever unleashed wealth onto a fledgling settlement.

Deals, Pole to Pole   19 Nov, 2014, 13:54
Protect your travel plans with  
Lucy Barker

If your flight is delayed, cancelled or overbooked you now have a legal right to compensation. Lucy Barker surveys your rights – and has some advice to help you claim.

Asia Pacific   17 Nov, 2014, 15:31
Seeking a cow at the end of the world  
Scott Naylor

On a remote cattle station in Australia Scott Naylor learns a lot about cattle, a little about racing, and a whole lot more about beer.

Americas   16 Nov, 2014, 20:28
Tossing Cuban pebbles with a Santeria priest  
David Beres

Most visitors to Cuba concentrate on vintage cars, salsa or the beaches. David Beres is made of more spiritual stuff, however, and goes for a closer look at the Santeria religion, that puts a very Cuban slant on Catholicism.

Africa   16 Nov, 2014, 19:29
Assaulted by South Africa – but in a good way  
Jemilla Russell-Clough

Jemilla Russell-Clough finds Durban a challenging, exciting place. Even when she heads out of town in a borrowed bucky (think ute, pickup)and then, in a remote part of rural KwaZulu-Natal, find it leaks petrol faster than she can fill it.

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