Tobacco Production in Sudan

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A farmer looks at tobacco plants at a farm in the Abu Shoak IDP camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in el-Fasher, February 5, 2015. Snuff tobacco is one of the North Darfur war zone’s main cash crops. (Photo by Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters)

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The Adventure Log

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The Adventure Log is a collaboration between Word. Notebooks and Bradley Mountain, and it’s designed to help you remember all those amazing trips and expeditions in your life. Each page has callouts for the Location, Date, and Conditions of your trip, along with a spot for Companions and a large Notes section for all you want to remember.

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Thaipusam: The Annual Hindu Festival In Malaysia

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Hindu devotees go into a trance before starting their pilgrimage to the Batu Caves temple during Thaipusam in Kuala Lumpur February 2, 2015. Thousands of Hindus participate in the annual Hindu festival in which devotees subject themselves to painful rituals in a demonstration of faith and self punishment. Hindus believe they are cleansed of all sins and their misdeeds can be redeemed by observing prayers during Thaipusam. (Photo by Olivia Harris/Reuters)

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Discovering The Lost World Of Venezuela

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Indigenous woven backpacks called guayare are seen in front of a house in Paraitepui village, before a walking excursion to Mount Roraima, near Venezuela’s border with Brazil January 13, 2015. A mysterious table-topped mountain on the Venezuela-Brazil border that perplexed 19th century explorers and inspired “The Lost World” novel is attracting ever more modern-day adventurers. (Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

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Schleicherlaufen Festival in Austria

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A man with a painted face and traditional costumes takes part in the Schleicherlaufen festival in the western Austrian town of Telfs February 1, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)

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The Nomadic Life of a Man who Lives in a Camper Van

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Mike Hudson chose to pack up his life and hit the road. He turned his van into a home and started a website called Van Dog Traveller to document his journey around Europe.

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Oymyakon, the Coldest Village on Earth

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A local woman enters Preobrazhensky Cathedral in a swirl of freezing mist in the city of Yakutsk, Russia, considered to be the coldest city in the world, January 2014. (Photo by Amos Chapple/REX Features)

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Loi Krathong Festival in Thailand

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We are all drawn to fire, entranced by its beauty and ferociousness. Its brilliance draws us in like moths to a candle flame. Thus, many of the celebrations that humans have involve lighting fires. They can be big or small; there could be many little lights or one giant inferno; they may float on water, burn on land, or rise high into the skies. Loi Krathong is a festival that is held each year in Thailand and a number of other places. During this festival thousands of little fires are lighted, presenting a marvelous sight for all the onlookers. It is believed that this tradition is an adaptation of Brahmanical festival, which was adopted by Thai Buddhists to honor Buddha.

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Mystery Abandoned Hospital in Perrysburg, New York

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These chilling images prove there is no sign of life at this abandoned tuberculosis treatment hospital. Johnny Joo, 24, captured the eerie shots of the desolate TB ward, in Perrysburg, New York. Where equipment lies gathering rust and walls are left crumbling. The photojournalist, from Cleveland, Ohio, stumbled upon the facility, which shut its doors in 1995, before shooting what remains of the historic site. Johnny said the facility, named after Buffalo Mayor James Nobel Adam, remains something of an unknown quantity as it is surrounded by more than 500 acres of forest land. (Photos by Johnny Joo/Caters News)

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Land Rover Adventures | by Abercrombie & Kent

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Explore the world’s wildest and most scenic destinations as you never imagined: from behind the wheel of a state-of-the-art, all-terrain Land Rover vehicle. A&K has joined with Land Rover to provide a range of exclusive self-driving journeys for adventurous travellers. Explore the wildlife-rich plains of Africa, navigate Australia’s iconic “Red Centre” or test your skills on the off-road course used by Land Rover in Scotland. Throughout your journey, you enjoy the finest accommodations, expert guidance from a Land Rover Experience instructor…

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A Brick Factory in Mexico

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A worker settles mud in a mold to make bricks at a brick factory in Tixtla, on the outskirts of Chilpancingo, in the Guerrero state, January 26, 2015. The worker earns a salary of 15 Mexican pesos, or one dollar, for every 100 bricks made on a working day of at least 5 hours. (Photo by Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters)

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What’s The View From The Tallest Buildings On Earth?

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Have you ever wonder how amazing must be to be at the top of the tallest buildings around the world? Can you imagine the views? Thanks to this photo collection you can now figure it out.. Spoiler alert: It’s fantastic!

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The 37th International Hot Air Balloon Week in Switzerland

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A pilot inflates his balloon before the 37th International Hot Air Balloon Week in Chateau-d’Oex, January 24, 2015. According to the organizers, over 80 balloons from 20 countries are participating in the ballooning event in the Swiss mountain resort. (Photo by Pierre Albouy/Reuters)

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The Alasitas Fair in Bolivia

The Alasitas fair is an annual month-long cultural event starting on January 24th in La Paz, Bolivia. It honours Ekeko, the Aymara god of abundance, and is noted for the giving of miniature items. The indigenous Aymara people observed an event called Chhalasita in the pre-Columbian era, when people prayed for good crops and exchanged basic goods. Over time, it evolved to accommodate elements of Catholicism and Western acquisitiveness. Its name is the Aymara word for “buy me”. The Alasitas festival is held annually for the Ekeko. It sprawls along many streets and parks in central La Paz and smaller events are held in many neighborhoods around the city. People attend the event from all over the city and even travel from other cities inside Bolivia to buy miniature versions of goods they would like to give to somebody else. These goods can be blessed by any one of the men and (less frequently) women acting as shaman. It is believed that if somebody gives a miniature version, the recipient will get the real object in the course of the following year. Examples of goods that can be bought are household items, food, computers, construction materials, cell phones, houses, cars, university diplomas and even figures of domestic workers (whom the recipient might hope to employ).

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A woman sells statues of the Ekeko, god of fortune, at the traditional “Alasitas” fair in La Paz January 24, 2015. During the fair, Bolivians buy miniature versions of goods like cars, money and houses they would like to own in real life during the year. (Photo by David Mercado/Reuters)

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Roads

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A globe-trotting photographer has captured some of the worlds most beautiful roads. Andy Lee’s roads series features picturesque routes running through the likes of Iceland, Wales, England and Scotland. The photographer, 46, began taking pictures for this series in 2013. And since then Andy, from Stackpole, Pembrokeshire, has been travelling the world for the most stunning drives. In searching for the ideal road he often drives miles upon miles in order to find a suitable, remote area. Here: moon sky over Hvammstangi, Iceland. (Photo by Andy Lee/Caters News)

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