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The Stunning Town of Riomaggiore

As far as picture-postcard towns go, you’d be struggling to find a more beautiful or scenic place than Riomaggiore on the north-west coast of Italy. The small village dates all the way back to the early 13th century and is famous for its wine, colourful houses, stunning views and beautiful harbour and bay. The village […]

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Real ‘Door to Hell’ – Crater that has been Burning Half a Century

In the middle of the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan there is a popular tourist attraction called The Darvaza gas crater, also known as “The door to hell”. At first sight this crater might come across as an active volcano, however, it is a burning pit of natural gas (methane). How did Darvaza gas crater appear? […]