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Nanga Parbat: the ninth highest mountain on the planet

Travel in the mountains of Central Asia. The first light of dawn on Nanga Parbat, Pakistan. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Our planet has 14 peaks that exceed eight thousand meters above sea level, one of these is Nanga Parbat. This spectacular Himalayan mountain at 8,126 meters is the ninth highest peak on the planet. Nanga Parbat is located southeast of ...

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The caravanserais of Iran included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Persian caravanserai, Iran. Author and copyright Marco Ramerini.

In 2023, UNESCO included the Persian caravanserais in its prestigious World Heritage list. These structures were places along important trade routes that provided shelter, food, and water for caravans, pilgrims, and other travelers. The caravanserai is a place where travelers ...

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Lemaire Channel and Cape Renard, Antarctic Peninsula

Cape Renard and Una Peaks, Lemaire Channel, Antarctica. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Lemaire Channel is considered one of the most scenic places of the Antarctic Peninsula. For the beauty of its landscape which consists of snow-capped peaks, glaciers, icebergs and rocky cliffs has become one of the main tourist destinations of ...

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Karakoram Highway: the highest paved frontier pass in the world

Passu Cones, Hunza Valley, Pakistan. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

The Karakoram Highway (Karakoram Highway) is an international road linking the city of Kashgar in China, in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region, with Pakistan. Terminal city in Pakistan is considered to be the town of Havelian in the environs of Abbottabad. ...

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Martinique included in the UNESCO World Heritage list

Flag of Martinique

In 2023, the Caribbean island of Martinique, a French overseas department, was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. “The volcanoes and forests of Mount Pelée and the Pitons of northern Martinique” have been included in this unique and privileged ...

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Villages of Tusheti in Georgia: Omalo, Dartlo and Shenako

Omalo, Tusheti, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The beauty of Tusheti, one of the most pristine regions of the Greater Caucasus on the border with Russia, is also due to its isolation which makes it difficult to reach. The only road that reaches this region is passable ...

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Yunnan photos: Faces and customs of the population

Women at the market in Zhoucheng, Yunnan, China. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

On this page other photos of my trip in Yunnan. Here I focus on the population. This peripheral province of China is known for high ethnic diversity. Indeed, Yunnan has the highest number of recognized ethnic groups among the provinces ...

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The Danco Coast along the Antarctic Peninsula

Danco Coast, Antarctica. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Danco Coast is the northwestern section of the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula located between 64 ° and 65 ° South. This stretch of Antarctica coast which is part of Graham Land is bordered to the north by Cape ...

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The icebergs of Disko Bay in Greenland

Disko Bay is a large bay located along the coast of Greenland looking towards Canada and the large Baffin Island. Here is the small town of Ilulissat and the beautiful Ilulissat Icefjord, one of the natural wonders of Greenland. In ...

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Trekking trails along the Icefjord, Ilulissat, Greenland

Hiking trails along the Icefjord, Ilulissat, Greenland. Author and Copyright Almo

One of the most beautiful experiences to do in Ilulissat is certainly the trekking along one of the paths that run along the Icefjord. There are two main marked trails: the yellow and the blue hike. Both paths can be ...

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Davit Gareja: a large monastic complex in Georgia

Davit Gareja monastery, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

Located in southeastern Georgia on the border between Georgia and Azerbaijan. The orthodox monastery of Davit Gareja is a fascinating historical site made up of a monastery built partly in stone (Lavra Monastery) and partly from caves carved into the ...

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Flowering desert: a spectacle of nature

Namaqualand, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Deserts are inhospitable areas of the earth characterized by great aridity. In these regions there is very little rainfall and life forms, both animal and vegetable, have to face some of the most hostile conditions on the planet. In deserts, ...

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The most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany

Germany is home to the Christmas markets, here in fact were born as far back as the fifteenth century the first Christmas Markets, so a trip to Germany during Advent allows you to see and enjoy their real taste and tradition. ...

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Oxford Christmas Markets

Oxford is known worldwide for its famous and ancient university, founded in the late eleventh century, is the oldest university in the United Kingdom and the second in the world (the oldest university in the world is that of Bologna ...

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Winchester Christmas Market

Winchester is a town in the south of England, famous for its Romanesque Gothic cathedral, one of the largest in the country. The city of Winchester until the eleventh century was the capital of the Kingdom of England and in his ...

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Cirencester Christmas Market

Located in Gloucestershire, Cirencester is a city of Roman origin, one of the oldest in the country. The Romans called it Corinium Dobunnorum and it was an important seat of markets. The Romans built temples, a forum, an amphitheater and, ...

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Tyne and Wear Christmas Markets

Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in England’s northeast. The county is bordered to the north and west by the Northumberland, to the east is bounded by the North Sea, to the south it borders the county of Durham. The ...

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Cheshire Christmas Markets

Cheshire is a county of England’s north-west. The county is bordered to the north by Merseyside and Greater Manchester, to the east by Derbyshire, to the south-east by Staffordshire, to the south by Shropshire and to the east by the Welsh districts of Flintshire ...

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Devon Christmas Markets

Devon, or historically Devonshire, is a county in the United Kingdom, which is located on the peninsula of Cornwall in England. The county of Devon is one of the largest counties of England. This region of the country is bounded ...

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Northumberland Christmas Markets

Northumberland is a county in the north-east of England, in the United Kingdom, situated on the border with Scotland. The geography of this county is varied: there are low-lying and flat areas near the coast of the North Sea, while ...

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Hertfordshire Christmas Markets

The Hertfordshire is a county of eastern England. The county is bordered to the north by Bedfordshire, to the north-east by the Cambridgeshire, to the east by Essex, to the south by Greater London and to the west by Buckinghamshire. The county is mostly ...

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Bedfordshire Christmas Markets

Bedfordshire is a county of eastern England. The county is bordered to the north-west with Northamptonshire, to the east by Cambridgeshire, to the south-east and south by Hertfordshire, to the south-west by Buckinghamshire and to the west with the borough of Milton Keynes ...

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Buckinghamshire Christmas Markets

Buckinghamshire is a county of southeast England. The county is bordered to the north by Northamptonshire, to the north-east by Bedfordshire, to the east by Hertfordshire, to the south-east by the Great London, to the south by Berkshire and to the west by Oxfordshire. The territory ...

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Cornwall Christmas Markets

Cornwall is one English county located in the southwest of Britain, at the end of the homonymous, long, wide peninsula, which extends towards the Atlantic. From the geographical point of view the Peninsula in Cornwall is much larger than the county ...

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Ireland Christmas Markets

For the Irish people Christmas it is one of the most important holidays of the year. The Christmas markets are a rather recent tradition imported from Germany. Here is a list of the most popular Christmas markets in Ireland. CONNACHT CHRISTMAS MARKETS Galway Christmas ...

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Bath Christmas Market

Bath is a natural spa in the UK, is located in the county of Somerset, in the south-west of England, just 15 km from the city of Bristol. Its spas were famous since Roman times, they, in fact, exploited the ...

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Bristol Christmas Markets

Bristol is a city and a county in South West England. With an estimated population of more than 400 thousand people and with a large urban area of over one million people. It is England’s sixth most populous city and ...

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Belfast Christmas Market

Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland and the second city of the island. Belfast is an important industrial, artistic, academic and commercial center and is the most important economic area of Northern Ireland. The city is famous for its murals that reflect the ...

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Vienna Christmas Markets

The Wiener Adventzauber (the Magic of Advent in Vienna) is housed in the Town Hall Square of Vienna and is one of the culminating events of the great feast of Christmas. This event has become part of the atmosphere before Christmas, so ...

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Sydney Christmas

The capital of New South Wales, Sydney is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city. Sydney overlooks a spectacular bay and is home to a very busy port. On the edge of the harbor near the Circular Quay, is located The Rocks ...

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