The Red Forest of Chernobyl: In Pictures

In the early hours of April 26 in the year 1986, a sudden surge of power during a routine reactor system test destroyed Unit 4 of the nuclear power station at Chernobyl, Ukraine, in the former Soviet Union. The test, which was deemed so unimportant a matter that the plant’s director chose not to make […]

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The Lion on the Rock: Exploring Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya Fortress

Come with us, as we travel to an undiscovered land of timeless charm, where history is etched into the very fabric of culture, and the rolling surf beckons across stretches of dazzling white sand. Smiling people and magnificent tusked-elephants roam the forested peaks of hills, while the scent of tea leaves are carried on the […]

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In the Belly of the Beast: The Dragon Temple of Thailand

  A mysterious architectural splendour rests about 40 km away from Bangkok, hidden from the eyes of tourists who throng the city. Wat Samphran, or The Dragon Temple, is a little-known cylindrical spectre residing in the Nakhon Pathom district of Thailand. Bringing in the best confluence of Chinese and Thai architecture, yellow-framed windows adorn the […]

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SEVEN THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT NELSON MANDELA:

 SEVEN THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT NELSON MANDELA: “ I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.” –  Nelson […]

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