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Two Subterranean Giants: A Tale of Two Cities

Two Subterranean Giants: A Tale of Two Cities

Beneath the bustling streets of New York City and Moscow lie two iconic subway systems, each mirroring the soul of its metropolis. While both transport millions daily, their histories, social roles, and what they tell us about society paint dramatically different pictures. From Utilitarian Roots to Grand Designs: Divergent Histories NYC’s subway, born in 1904,…
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Moscow Metro's Journey Through Art and Soul

A Monument Beneath Your Feet

The Moscow Metro’s Journey Through Art and Soul Moscow’s metro isn’t just a transportation system; it’s a subterranean odyssey. Each descent unveils not just a station, but a portal to grandeur, history, and a unique Soviet spirit. This intricate network, stretching over 300 kilometers, holds more than just passengers; it holds stories whispered in marble…
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The CUBA they don't want you to see

The CUBA they don’t want you to see

Unknown to many and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, there is a beautiful and exotic nation called CUBA. Let’s discover the secrets of the capital: LA HABANA or HAVANA City. This is a new walking tour of the city narrated in 4K by Wanna Walk What do you think of when you hear the name…
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For 10 years the wife of a Maasai - Stephanie's life in the simplest of circumstances

For 10 years the wife of a Maasai

Stephanie’s life in the simplest of circumstances Stephanie has lived in Tanzania with her husband Sokoine, a traditional Maasai, for more than 10 years. She has built a life with him in the humblest of circumstances. Stephanie’s book is already available in stores:https://amzn.to/3KCKqbv

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Sahara: The Largest Desert On Earth

 Journeys To The Ends Of The Earth | Real History The Sahara is the biggest desert on earth … it takes its name from the Arab word for “emptiness”. In the dead heart of that emptiness there’s a place called the Tenere. The Tenere takes its name from the Tuareg word for “nothing”. A nothing…
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This island went from barren to biodiverse oasis in just 7 years
Born From Gulags, This Ex-USSR City Is The Most Depressing Place on Earth

Born From Gulags, This Ex-USSR City Is The Most Depressing Place on Earth

Located in the heart of Northern Siberia, sitting deep inside the Arctic permafrost, lies Norilsk, one of the northernmost inhabited cities in the world. Norilsk is Russia’s most polluted city. It’s nearly completely isolated, restricted from tourists, cannot be reached by road, and was built on the ruins of a forced labor camp. It inhabits…
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Whales, From Above

Whales, From Above

The photographer Sutton Lynch is documenting a dramatic turning point off the coast of Long Island — a resurgence of sea life after decades of depletion. By Ellie Duke Photographs and Video by Sutton Lynch Sutton Lynch rises most days before the sun, arriving at Atlantic Beach in Amagansett, N.Y., for the early-morning calm. It’s…
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Amsterdam: The European capital fighting bad tourists

Amsterdam: The European capital fighting bad tourists

The Dutch capital is only home to about 800,000 people but draws up to 20 million tourists a year. Now, new policies are encouraging sustainable tourism to everyone. On a recent weekday, sunlight streamed through the clouds high above Amsterdam, casting rays on the city’s gabled buildings, its arching bridges and a sign in English…
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What’s left of New York’s Dutch past?

The architecture, language and culture of New Netherland influences New York today, even if most modern-day inhabitants have little idea of the history beneath their feet. From BBC When his children were at preschool in Hackensack, New Jersey, building restorer and historian Tim Adriance taught them a simple nursery rhyme. Although it has a Dutch…
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