The stranded ships at the fishing port of Moynaq are now 170 km from the actual shores of the Aral Sea. When it comes to man-made disasters - it’s difficult to top the Aral Sea disaster.
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Women with lip plates and killer warriors - yeah these Mursi tribe traditions still exist in Ethiopia. But today, the Mursi also pose for tourist dollars.
Exploring Anlong Veng - the Khmer Rouge stronghold - and trail to Pol Pot's mountain hideaway and his grave near the Thai border.
The Marsh Arabs of Iraq are a unique Middle Eastern culture that have thrived in the marshlands of southern Iraq for millennia. I visited them in 1989.
I hitchhiked amid the Maramures Region of Romania to the idyllic peasant village of Botiza. Homestays are available and the tranquil countryside is great for walks. .
The night hike up Kawah Ijen to Indonesia's famous blue-flame volcano, complete with green crater lake and workers extracting sulphur amid toxic smoke.