Pyramids, Egypt

Sacred sites still drawing in spiritualists

The Great Pyramid of Giza was one of the ancient wonders of the world, and even most travellers today would not consider a trip to Egypt complete without seeing the pyramids.

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Yangtze River, China.

Pursuits of passion

Be it saving bears, unearthing ruins or chasing miracles, special-interest tours get you to the heart of the action.

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Battle lines in the sand

Dugald Jellie stands in the desert at El Alamein, the last great killing field of Australian soldiers where the war was turned.

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Date palms and a toy gun

At the gateway to the Great Sand Sea, David Wroe is enchanted by a remote Berber oasis that time (almost) forgot.

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