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Travel Secret #1057: Why Niagara Falls, Canada is called the Billion Dollar City

Writer and photographer George Bailey, a Niagara local, has the answer. Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. You can bet on it. If you haven’t been to Niagara Falls, Canada (population-83,000) in the last 16 years you’ll discover it’s a new vibrant and exciting city. Some say it’s all because of the ...

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Travel Secret #1056: A Persian Art Form Preserved in Bhuj, Gujarat

The Khatri family of Kutch, Gujarat is on a noble mission – to preserve the dying art of Rogan paintings. Seven generations into the business, Abdul Gafoor’s family continues the tradition of passing the art technique from one generation to the other. Image Source Rogan painting is a 300 year ...

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Travel Secret #1055: The Only Danish Settlement in India

“Tranquebar is a wonderful cultural concoction that has been brewing over hundreds of years – a beautiful mix of languages, cultures, races and religions. Two centuries of Danish heritage can be seen in colonial houses, churches, cemeteries, and most particularly, the Dansborg military fort. In 1620 the Danish East India Company arrived, and announced their supremacy with the construction of the Dansborg Fort. Entry to this ...

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