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The Last Bamboo Musician in Abra

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Richard Collett braves rough roads, tropical rains, and landslides of the northern Philippines to find the last bamboo musician in Abra.

Binondo: A Culinary Journey Through The World’s Oldest Chinatown

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“This is the world’s oldest Chinatown,” Ivan says. “I hope you haven’t eaten already, because we have a lot to try today.”

Mount Mayon: In the Shadow of the Most Active Volcano in the Philippines

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The full version of Richard Collett’s ATV adventure up the conical volcano of Mount Mayon from our Hot and Cold Winter Issue, featuring lava, ziplines, history, and more.

Building a Yurt on the Shores of Issyk Kul Lake

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Richard Collett travels to Kyrgyzstan to build a yurt on the shores of Issyk Kul Lake with a traditional builder, from the wooden willow planks to the tunduk.

Tribal Tagbanua: The Guardians of Coron

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Richard Collett travels to a beach with no name to visit with the Tagbanua tribe to shoot a courtship ritual, the people of the Tagbanua, and the pristine beaches of this forgotten tribal island.

With the Eagle Hunters of Kyrgyzstan

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Aidar and Nursultan, Kyrgyz eagle hunters, train their deadly predators on the edge of Issyk-Kul Lake, a window into the past and a demonstration of nature’s raw power.

One Day in Osh: Exploring Kyrgyzstan’s Second City

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It’s not the most popular city in Central Asia, but for those with one day in Osh, there is plenty to see for those who like history, mountains, and uniquely photogenic markets.

Cameron Highlands: Jungle Journey to the Best Cup of Tea in Malaysia

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In many ways, the Cameron Highlands wears the costume of a small English village. But, there is a jungle here, and a cup of tea worth the journey.

World Nomad Games: The Most Unusual Sporting Event of the Year

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Richard Collett travels to the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan for an inspiring story of sporting greatness, cultural pride, and dead goat polo – also known as Kok Boru – in one of Asia’s most interesting competitions.

Khasab: Smugglers, Dolphins, and Dhows in the Fjords of Oman

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Smugglers run goods to Iran, oil tankers rest on the Strait of Hormuz, and dolphins swim bright, coral waters surrounded by arid cliffs. This is Khasab.

City on Stilts: A Journey through Kampong Ayer

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With more than 40,000 residents and just moments from Bornean rainforest, Kampong Ayer in Brunei is less of a water village and more of a city on stilts.

Moynaq: Desert Ships on the Forgotten Aral Sea

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When the Aral Sea retreated to feed Soviet agriculture, whole regions were left abandoned, forgotten, and dry. In Moynaq, the only legacy of this once promising city are the ships that now sail on the desert.