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Samarkand's Shakhi Zinda memorial complex is a stunning collection of ancient tombs
From the highest altitudes to the depths of the Pacific, Peru is rich in wild and untamed tastes unfamiliar to most palates. But now internationally-renowned chefs are putting Peru's cuisine on the ma
My first approach to Lima was via its cuisine. The textures, colours and tastes of Peruvian cuisine were my first experience of this country that
No incident has been reported so far during the ritual that caused a devastating stampede last year.
The paper made here was considered to be among the finest in the world
Muslims around the world celebrate one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar on Monday (September 12): Eid al-Adha.
Some two million Muslims have converged on Mount Arafat for the second and most important day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Thousands rallied in Madrid on Saturday to call for an end to bullfighting, adding their voices to a growing animal rights movement that has prompted some local authorities to clamp down on the centur
Cholpon-Ata, a city in the heart of the Kyrgyz Republic, is host to the Second World Nomad Games, with athletes from over forty countries.
Locals in the town of Nejapa in El Salvador have gathered, to hurl fireballs at one another in honour of a huge volcanic eruption in 1922 which forced all of the residents to abandon the…
Over 20,000 revelers hurled 150,000 kilos of ripe tomatoes at each other in the ‘Tomatina’ festival held every year on the third Wednesday of August in the Spanish town of Buñol, 38 kilometres west of
Crowds gathering on the banks of the Windrush for the annual 30-minute splashabout in Bourton-on-the-Water, UK, are being warned to wear waterproofs or risk getting…
Once a place of Islamic learning, this magestic madrassah in Samarkand dates back to the 1600s
Hundreds of dog owners have had their pets blessed in the Bolivian city of El Alto as part of Saint Roch’s Day – named after the patron saint of dogs.
Bolivia: believers of the Virgin of Urkupina break rocks to ask for favours during a religious processionBolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Bolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Thousands of local residents and tourists have gathered in the Tuscan city of Siena to watch the Palio – one of the oldest Italian bareback horse races.
What will come – as time goes on – of traditional dance, folk music, of the cultures of the people?
The Kanto Festival, one of the largest summer festivals in northeastern Japan, has started in Akita City, featuring long bamboo poles decorated with lanterns.
The Olympic torch has arrived in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Games having been carried through more than 300 cities by over 12,000 individuals, including athletes and celebrities.
Thousands of runners travel from all over the world to Pamplona, Spain, for the San Fermín festival, held annually from July 6 to July 14.
Top matador Victor Barrio was pierced in the chest live on TV and in front of hundreds of spectators, including his wife, at a tournament in the eastern region of Aragon.