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How to do a cool walk along a frozen river in Zanskar

The chadar trek on a frozen river -  the Zanskar River gorge narrows at Nyerak

The Zanskar River gorge narrows at Nyerak (also Naerak) as mountain peaks cast sun-dial shadows across the rust valley with its slivers of coloured mineral rocks.


Will Bali ban back-packers?

Any such move could backfire says Don Ross


StayCays: behind the scenes

What really happens during that weekend?


Whither herd immunity?

Author - Vijay VergheseRunning with the herd now appears unlikely as strict international travel restrictions and variant strains upend conventional wisdom. But domestic travel and staycations are booming. Will these adventurous forays replace freewheeling global travel? It's time to toss those rose tinted glasses.

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