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Skijoring - The Incredible Horse Skiing Sport

What do you get when you cross horse racing, with skiing? Skijoring, of course! Horse-drawn skiing, also called skijoring, is a popular tradition in this Polish mountain region. The challenge is to remain upright on your skies behind the horse.


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WILDLIFE OF CHERNOBYL

Wildlife can flourish in the most extreme places; including within the exclusion zone of the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever seen, Chernobyl.

INSIDE THE WORLD'S BIGGEST VOODOO MARKET

Found in Lome, the capital city of Togo, The Akodessewa Fetish Market sells a range of voodoo ingredients and talismans. It’s a place where you can buy everything from carvings to animal skulls - used in a variety of voodoo medicines.

INCREDIBLE FRUIT CARVING

 Today, people from all walks of life practise fruit carving in Thailand, and there are even competitions. The visual appeal of cuisine is very important in the country and these beautiful creations can often be found at wedding receptions and special events.

WORLD'S COLDEST CAPITAL CITY

With average year-round temperatures of 31.3 degrees Fahrenheit, and with lows of minus 40 during winter, Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia is the coldest capital city in the world.

HOW DID A SEA DISAPPEAR?

The Aral Sea, once the world’s fourth largest lake, has almost disappeared in just 40 years. A few years into the 21st century, just 10% of the sea remained. Today entire generations have no recollection of its former glory but there is hope.

BLESS MY PET

These pets have put on their Sunday best and are off to get blessed. On special feast days, priests bless a range of creatures great and small. Honouring animal patrons like St Francis of Assisi, who is celebrated in October; and St Anthony, who is recognised in January.

JAPAN'S "STRAW BIRD" FESTIVAL

 The Japanese city of Kaminoyama in the Yamagata prefecture plays host to the Kasedori or “Straw Bird” festival. Dressing in straw capes, and often wearing little more than a loin cloth; participants parade through the streets making bird-like noises, and being splashed by ice cold water…all in average temperatures of 31 degrees Fahrenheit.

TOXIC WORK ON INDONESIA'S BLUE VOLCANO

It’s a breathtaking spectacle; as night falls, sulfurous, electric blue flames stream from java’s Kawah Ijen volcano. Looming 2,799 meters above sea level, the characteristic blue flames are created when sulfuric gases emerge from the cracks in the volcano.

EDIBLE WORKS OF ART

The icy waters of the Arctic are home to a magical creature; the narwhal. It can grow to over 5 meters, has a tusk that resembles a unicorn’s horn, and can live for up to 50 years.

WHY DO NARWHAL’S HAVE A ‘UNICORN’ HORN?

The icy waters of the Arctic are home to a magical creature; the narwhal. It can grow to over 5 meters, has a tusk that resembles a unicorn’s horn, and can live for up to 50 years.

GALAXY OF GLOWWORMS IN NEW ZEALAND CAVES

Under the rolling green hills of North Island New Zealand, lies a secret world with an incredible living galaxy. The Waitomo Caves consist of hundreds of miles of underground labyrinths. The caves sparkle with a myriad of tiny lights, which emanate from the ‘Arachnocampa Luminosa’ - also known as the glowworm.

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