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  • Getty mosaic program teaches conservation in conflict zones and beyond

    Getty mosaic program teaches conservation in conflict zones and beyond
    The scene shows a fair woman with red curls being abducted on a chariot by a determined, bearded figure. It's not a movie or TV show but an ancient mosaic that tells the story of the Greek goddess Persephone, kidnapped by Pluto and dragged against her will to the underworld. Uncovered this month in Amphipolis, Greece, this exquisite work of art resides in a tomb that dates back to the 4th century BC -- a tomb that may contain the remains of an important figure connected to none other than Alexander the Great. 
  • Heavenly emissaries Royal Ballet of Cambodia descend on Long Beach

     Heavenly emissaries Royal Ballet of Cambodia descend on Long Beach
    Twenty-four years ago, the Classical Dance Company of Cambodia astounded audiences at the Los Angeles Festival with its ritual dances and stories of fantastical demons and mythical goddesses. The female dancers appeared to float, thanks to their mastery...

    World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Mexico: Just a month after Hurricane Odile smashed the popular resort area of Los Cabos, officials reported that at least 15 hotels have reopened, and many commercial flights have resumed. Though some hotels suffered major damage and will not reopen until...

    Adolescente paquistaní y activista indio ganan el Nobel de la Paz por derechos de los niños

    Adolescente paquistaní y activista indio ganan el Nobel de la Paz por derechos de los niños
    OSLO - La adolescente paquistaní Malala Yousafzai, baleada en la cabeza por los talibanes hace dos años por defender el derecho de las niñas a la educación, y el activista indio por los derechos de los niños Kailash Satyarthi ganaron el viernes el...

    10 days in Haiti show the island nation's beautiful side

    10 days in Haiti show the island nation's beautiful side
    As the poorest country in the Americas, Haiti isn't on the radar for many travelers from the United States. G Adventures is hoping to turn that around with its new 10-day Highlights of Haiti tour, which debuts with five departures in 2015. The guided...