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Potosí, & Why I Didn't Stay There

Learn about a decaying Bolivian city that was once the heart of the world’s economy

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Golden Samarkand

Being one of the most famously beautiful cities of the ancient world, Samarkand’s towering architecture lives up to its timeless reputation.

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Isfahan Is Half The World

Isfahan is one of the world's most sought after cities. Historically regarded as one of the most beautiful spots in the Middle East, it is referred to as being 'nesf-e jahan', or 'half the world'.

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How to visit Persepolis, Persia

Of the greatest wonders of the ancient world, few were as magnificent as the city of Persepolis, and far fewer still stand. Intricate details preserved at the site rival some of the wonders of Egypt. Founded by Darius the Great in 520 BC, Persepolis is a living legacy of the mighty Persian empire. Designed by architects from all over the expansive empire to his palace at Persepolis, the carved walls depict African kings and Asian merchants, all converging into the empire's great capital.

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