So full of ginger and pepper and other spices…

Take journey back in time to old India with the travels of Jean Baptiste Tavernier and Andy Hodgins’ absorbing narrative.

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Color Photos of Montreal, Canada in 1926: Archives of the Planet Vol. 2-2

In 1926, photographer Frédéric Gadmer, working for the project “Archives of the Planet”, captured alluring color photos of Montreal, Canada.

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Herostratus: A Madman Who Burned the Temple of Artemis For Fame

In the year of 356 BC, the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was burned down by a madman named Herostratus.

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Color Photos of Calgary, Canada in 1926: Archives of the Planet Vol. 2-1

In 1926, photographer Frédéric Gadmer, working for the project “Archives of the Planet”, captured alluring color photos of Calgary, Canada.

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Color Photos of Brazil in 1909: Archives of the Planet Vol. 1

In 1909, photographer Auguste Leon, working for the project “Archives of the Planet”, captured alluring color photos of Brazil.

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In 1913 Two Frenchwomen Took The Earliest Color Photos Of Ireland

The earliest color photos of Ireland were captured in 1913 by two Frenchwomen, Madeleine Mignon and Marguerite Mespoulet. Read more!

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17th Century Swedish Gold Coast: A Nordic Colony in Africa

Did you know that there had once been a Swedish Colony in what is now modern day Ghana? Click to find out more about the Swedish Gold Coast.

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The 3 Ice Mummies of the Franklin Expedition on Beechey Island

The 3 ice mummies of the 1845 Franklin Expedition who are buried in Beechey Island, Canada: John Torrington, William Braine and John Hartnell.

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Gli The Cat: The Celebrity Guard Of Hagia Sophia

Gli the cat, the celebrity guard of Hagia Sophia has been on duty for 16 years and currently has more than 80.000 followers on Instagram. Click to meet her!

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The Bored Viking General Who “Vandalized” Hagia Sophia

Around 1100 years ago, probably during a Sunday mass, a bored Viking named Halvdan carved his name on a marble slab at the upper gallery of Hagia Sophia.

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