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Welcome to Sudan, a country under strict financial sanctions by Washington -- renewed this month for yet another year -- because
An Islamist fighter has pleaded guilty in the Hague for destroying parts of the fabled West African trading city of Timbuktu
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
UNESCO's list of protected locales are as stunning as they are diverse.
A new report finds World Heritage sites around the globe may vanish from our warming planet.
These UNESCO-protected sites hold "outstanding value to humanity."
From a destination-quality point of view, Gujarat strikes me as pure India, still unadulterated by international tourism. The people are friendly, the streets filthy, the culture deep and complex, the traffic crazy, the dances fun, prices affordable, and the weather hot.
Some of us have a hard time to get up in time for breakfast, let alone at 4 a.m. to get ready to go to see sunrise over Angkor Wat. Yet, the tortuous alarm clock should remind us of how fortunate we are to experience sunrise over Angkor Wat.
The moon shines over the remains of a half destroyed home in the old city after a Saudi-led airstrike in the old city of
Although I have been to many of the World Heritage Sites myself, to learn the details on absolutely all of them I turned to the book Japan's World Heritage Sites: Unique Culture, Unique Nature by John Dougill.
Saving world heritage sites is one thing. Activating them as economic and social assets for the local community is another project altogether.
The Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in June designated an ancient Native American complex known as Poverty Point, east of Monroe, as Louisiana's first World Heritage site.
There are a few (and by a few we mean many) exceptional sites out there that you've probably never heard of, but that definitely deserve a top spot on that travel bucket list of yours.
Smithsonian Institution scientist Mary Hagedorn first experimented with this technique in Hawaii, and now hopes it will protect
Of the 981 properties included on UNESCO's World Heritage List, some 44 are categorized as in-danger, for reasons ranging from political instability to irresponsible tourism.