"So, do State Department travel warnings reflect actual danger for American tourists? Yes, but the number of travel warnings issued are not a good metric to go by."
A short video of a climb up Everest from the climber's POV. Two observations:
- I wasn't planning to go, but now I really don't need to.
- The last part, above Camp 4, is completely insane. It's almost straight up.
They do look pretty.
I don't know about visiting but the pictures are pretty.
It's "the world's largest Hindu temple". Alex Tabarrok writes that going now would be like visiting the Taj Mahal when it was new.
The three pictures are impressive.
Information that may be of use to international travelers.
"The definitive map of the world’s extraordinary sights."
"The incredible village in Yemen perched on a gigantic boulder that looks like a fortress from a fantasy film"
I agree. It's unusual looking.
The Telegraph highlights some of the attractions of Route 66 to its UK readers.