Without this spectacular ancient engineering failure, the throngs of tourists that descend on Angkor Wat could now be filing through Koh Ker, marvelling at the Khmer Empire’s architectural feats.
The Aral Sea was once the fourth-largest inland body of water on earth- then everything changed.
Of all the uses of light in religion, perhaps none is more captivating than Nasir al-Mulk mosque in Shiraz, Iran.
For consumers of Black Ivory, the prestige and idiosyncrasy are in the production. It all begins with a herd of elephants in the rich foothills of Northern Thailand.
In 2004, Imsil took its love for cheese to the next level. It opened the Cheese Theme Park.
Japanese fishermen fight for control of the oceans.
Lijiang hosts an annual “bug-eating contest”. Once a year, the local people don traditional garments and attempt to put away as many insects as they can in a five-minute period.
While there are many sites, memorials and museums dedicated to remembering the Vietnam War, this was one of the most powerful.
Mongolian wrestling, or Bökh, is a spectacle to behold.
The booming sound of thunder dominates the streets of Beirut.
Everyone is asleep and I am writing this with such limited light that I am forced to squint and screw up my face in total concentration to see what inky scratches I am making in my notebook.