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ALIEN LAND

For centuries, Socotra has left visitors bewildered and convinced that there is more to this ecological gem than meets the eye.

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SPOKE CITY

By on June 28, 2013 in Culture Category

Welcome to Spoke City where bike shops replace gas stations and without a set of human-powered wheels, you just can’t function.

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ROOT CANALS AND SIPHONED PETROL

Life in border towns is often driven by contrasts between countries straddling the line. To survive, you have to be street smart, fearless and perceptive.

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INFECTED BY FEELINGS

INFECTED BY FEELINGS

The question of what constitutes art is an everlasting debate. Whether it be a Tinga Tinga style painting or a Mongolian horse bridle, true art infects you with feelings.

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BURNESHA: CODE OF CONDUCT

By on May 3, 2013 in Culture Category

The notorious Albanian Blood Feuds left many families without a male head of the household. Following strict moral codes, the eldest daughter chopped off her hair, swore virginity and took on the role.

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