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Bolivia’s salt flats really feel like a galaxy far, far away

Few places on earth feel as surreal and otherworldly as Bolivia’s iconic Salar de Uyuni. Measuring an epic 12,106 kilometres-squared, these are the world’s largest salt flats – geographically speaking, they’re the legacy of an ancient salt lake that eventually dried up. Uyuni feels like you’re floating in the galaxy, says Dominic. Image by Dominic Chiu […]

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Australian boy tricks family to fly to Bali alone

Last updated 11:24, April 23 2018 AGUNG PARAMESWARA/GETTY The youngster made it all the way to Denpasar Airport in Bali, Indonesia. An Australian 12-year-old boy has used a family credit card to fly solo to Bali, Indonesia and book a four-day stay in a top hotel, all after a family argument. While the mother of the unnamed Sydney […]

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Tourists make the most of the Limestone Coast

Tourists make the most of the Limestone Coast TOP DESTINATION: Senior Guide Decima McTernan with ‘Dippy’ the Diprotodon at the Naracoorte Caves. CONGRATULATIONS ALEX: Artist Alex Haynes won deservedly won the Caves Business Prize, displaying innovation, dedication, and imagination. MEGAFAUNA FRIENDS: Alex’s wooden diprotodons are still for sale. Legally blind, Alex carefully carves each little […]

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Bring it on home: Spain

Who and where • Dave and Mary Philip, of Belleville, on a hill overlooking the city of Toledo, Spain. Toledo’s cathedral is on the left, and the Alcázar is on the right. The trip • This was the end of a nine-day, tall-ship cruise on the Mediterranean with six other couples from Belleville. Travel tip […]

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