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Women Of The World – India

Poise, shades of cerise, and thousands of bangles of every color. Shapura- Rajasthan. An ancient carving outside the Jagdish Temple, offers shade and a space for contemplation. Udaipur-Rajasthan. Basket weaving in the Blue City- Jodhpur- Rajasthan. Listen to that bird singing in the treetop! Agra-…

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Monument Valley- Arizona

Monument Valley rises out of the barren red-sand plains like nature's mystical outdoor sculpture exhibit. The massive sandstone rock formations created by Mother Nature form a lunar landscape. They dwarf the winding roads, cars and humans, reducing them to the size of slithering skinny snakes…

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Shirakawa-go/Ogimachi-Japan

From Takayama, it's a one-hour bus ride to the Shirakawa-go region and the traditional storybook village of Ogimachi. Ogimachi lies cradled by the mountains in the Shokawa River Valley and is characterized by its enchanting wooden farmhouses capped with thick, steep, sloping, thatched roofs made…

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Mumbai At Dawn

At 5:00 a.m., we hit the streets of a sleeping Mumbai. The wide boulevards – habitually clogged with traffic and the incessant racket of honking horns – are bathed in quiet and the golden light of sentinel street lamps. While Mumbai slumbers, pockets of workers…

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Women Of The World – Myanmar

The Kayan Lahwi minority tribe. The Kayan are commonly called the Padaung, a Shan word meaning: 'Lady with the long neck.' Young girls begin wearing brass coils around their necks at around eight years old. More coils are added as they age and are rarely…

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A Walk Through Rome

The shimmering white, marble Monument of Victor Emmanuel II situated between Capitol Hill and Piazza Venezia, boasts columns, grand stairways, and a commanding bronze statue of the king on horseback. The monument is an imposing structure, which one can glimpse from many of Rome's neighborhoods;…