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Art project transforms historic Indian fishing dock

Indian fishermen unload their morning catch as sari-clad women carrying buckets on their heads walk past street art that has transformed one of Mumbai's oldest fishing docks into an exhibition space.


In Morocco, a blue tourist town is turning green

Huddling against a hillside in northern Morocco is a tourist town famed for the striking blue of its buildings, and now the mayor is mixing in another colour -- green.


Unloved vultures fight for their survival in Pakistan

Once a common sight in the skies of Pakistan, today the white-backed vulture is facing extinction -- its population devastated by the use of industrial drugs to breed the cattle whose carcasses they traditionally feed on.


From grape to table, Dutch community toasts urban vines

As a high-speed train rattled past their heads, amateur Dutch winemakers were busy gathering the last of the season's grapes under a warm autumn sun in the heart of The Hague.


Made-in-Italy: a Disneyland for foodies

A gastronomic theme park designed as a celebration of Italy's field-to-fork food culture opens next week with backers aiming to pull in six million visitors a year.


Gay Chinese tourists flock to Thailand for fun, acceptance

Bathed in a pink spotlight, the caberet singer at Phuket's ZAG bar lip-syncs the top notes of a popular Mandarin love song, delighting the crowd of gay Chinese tourists who have escaped judgement at home for sexual freedom in Thailand.


Yellow blooms

Yellow flowers called Colza in Temuco, about 680km south of Santiago, Chile.


Spring blooms across NSW

From manicured open gardens to wildflower trails and floral festivals, spring visitors to Australia's New South Wales will revel in the beautiful blooms and exotic plants that arrive with the new season.


Craft brewers edge their way into Lebanon market

For decades, beer in Lebanon has meant just one thing: the ubiquitous local pilsner, Almaza. But now a crop of local microbrews is making headway in the home market.


Monkey

A Geoffroy Tamarin monkey (Saguinus geoffroyi) with her cubs at Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin, Colombia.


 

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