Water for Elephants

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dna
Sri Lanka navy rescues two elephants washed out to seaTwo young elephants washed out to sea were saved from drowning today by the Sri
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
Two young elephants washed out to sea were saved from drowning today by the Sri Lankan navy in the second such incident off the island in as many weeks. The navy said the pair of wild elephants were brought ashore after a "mammoth effort" involving... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sri Lanka navy rescues two elephants washed out to seaTwo young elephants are saved from drowning after being washed out to sea while
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
Two young elephants are saved from drowning after being washed out to sea while crossing shallow lagoons for the second time in two weeks The two wild elephants were brought ashore by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday Photos showed elephants struggling... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka navy rescues two elephants washed out to seaCOLOMBO: Two young elephants washed out to sea were saved from drowning Sunday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
COLOMBO: Two young elephants washed out to sea were saved from drowning Sunday (Jul 23) by the Sri Lankan navy in the second such incident off the island in as many weeks. The navy said the pair of wild elephants were brought ashore after a "mammoth... Read more
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The Madison County Journal
OPINION — To our politicians: we’ll have whatever you’re havingall Americans, to be “connected” when it comes to health care. By “connected,”
The Madison County Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
all Americans, to be “connected” when it comes to health care. By “connected,” I mean, I want that lawmaker to look out for us, not the pharmaceuticals, not the donors, not the insurance companies, not the share prices on Wall Street. I want... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fugitive killer Malcolm Naden bit the head off a tortoise in Dubbo zooEXCLUSIVE: Stealing bananas from elephants, raiding rubbish bins and even gutti
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE: Stealing bananas from elephants, raiding rubbish bins and even gutting a GIANT TORTOISE to eat: How Australia's most wanted murderer survived for months in a ZOO while evading police Double killer Malcolm Naden hid out in Dubbo's Western... Read more
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The Hindu
Water for elephants: revival of Sigurhalla Riverdescends from Kalhatti ghat, a herd of Sambar deer suddenly darts out from a sm
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
descends from Kalhatti ghat, a herd of Sambar deer suddenly darts out from a small bamboo thicket and takes off into the forest. This sighting would have been near impossible just a few months ago, when an extreme drought in the Nilgiris had... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Veheradiulana:Vestiges of a sprawling hermitageBut, you also can get to Veheradiulana from the Kubukkan Oya, which takes you p
Sunday Observer / Posted yesterday
But, you also can get to Veheradiulana from the Kubukkan Oya, which takes you past Kebilitta, on the verge of the virgin forest. There is another route to Veheradiulana from Kotiyagala which is widely used by the devotees to Kebilitta shrine. We... Read more
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Sunday Observer
The Kandy Esala Perahera: A ritual of splendourFor many Sri Lankans, Kandy holds a sentimental attachment due to the sole reas
Sunday Observer / Posted yesterday
For many Sri Lankans, Kandy holds a sentimental attachment due to the sole reason of the Dalada Maligawa. The annual Esala Perahera, held in Kandy, is a key element of the Buddhist calendar every year. The historical story of the Sacred Tooth of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Plane crash victim survives horrific burns, vows to create changeThe bush pilot soared the skies, searching for signs of elephant poachers in a
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
The bush pilot soared the skies, searching for signs of elephant poachers in a wildlife preserve in his native Kenya. On the ground, he helped start a coconut oil business to provide a source of income for farmers in his hometown. In his spare time,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicholas Eagar’s photos of the weekChili Peppers' vocalist Anthony Kiedis (2-R), drummer Chad Smith (2-L), bassist
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Chili Peppers' vocalist Anthony Kiedis (2-R), drummer Chad Smith (2-L), bassist Flea (L) and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer perform during the Benicassim International Festival (FIB) in Benicasim, Spain on July 15, 2017. The Benicassim International... Read more
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Daily Mail
As Phelps races a Great White, how do they compare?So, as Michael Phelps races a Great White, how do they compare? Since the days
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
So, as Michael Phelps races a Great White, how do they compare? Since the days of Ancient Rome when lions, tigers and elephants were unleashed against men — some armed, some not — in the Colosseum, there has been a gruesome fascination with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Elephant calf tries to pull itself out of a well using its trunkTrapped baby elephant desperately tries to pull itself out of a well using its
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Trapped baby elephant desperately tries to pull itself out of a well using its TRUNK before villagers step in to help It is believed the calf had been trying to drink from the well before falling in Villagers in Alipurdur, India, raised the alarm... Read more
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The North West Star
From West End to comparisons with Banksy: The tale of Fintan McGeeof realism, painted on the walls and floors of buildings, are ever so slowly ca
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
of realism, painted on the walls and floors of buildings, are ever so slowly capturing the imagination of the world. The former Brisbane graffiti artist's art world is shaped by the expected - the Belfast Murals group and UK street artist, Banksy... Read more
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Daily Mail
Humans have produced 9.1 BILLION tons of plastic since 1950since 1950 - enough to cover Manhattan in TWO MILES of waste Scale of the plas
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
since 1950 - enough to cover Manhattan in TWO MILES of waste Scale of the plastic humans have created has been revealed for the first time Since 1950, when plastic was first made, humans have produced 9.1billion tons The amount is comparable... Read more
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Daily Mail
The adorable moment two young gorilla siblings hug each othersiblings hug each other after a play fight The two half siblings, named Avatar
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
siblings hug each other after a play fight The two half siblings, named Avatar and Jingles, were playing in Mbeli Bai, a forest clearing in the Republic of Congo’s Nouabale Ndoki National Park Hugging, like grooming, could also be a form of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
PBS' 'Photo Ark' is wake-up callfor endangered animalsof help, not the many. Photographer Joel Sartore has staked a decade of his li
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
of help, not the many. Photographer Joel Sartore has staked a decade of his life, and counting, that the same holds true for animals and the imperiled wonder they represent. As detailed in PBS' "Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark," Sartore is on a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Must see places in NigeriaNational Park Picture: Naijagist.com Yankari National Park, recognised as havi
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
National Park Picture: Naijagist.com Yankari National Park, recognised as having one of the largest populations of elephants in West Africa, is a wildlife park located in the south-central part of Bauchi State, in northeastern Nigeria.... Read more
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Daily Mail
The little elephant mummy and daddy couldn't save: Calf hit by a carfootage was shot at the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe It shows the calf bei
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
footage was shot at the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe It shows the calf being dragged to its feet by adult elephants and helped along The baby elephant threatens to get to stand up independently before collapsing Appearing to cry... Read more
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Daily Herald
PBS' 'Photo Ark' is a wake-up call for endangered animalsof help, not the many. Photographer Joel Sartore has staked a decade of his li
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
of help, not the many. Photographer Joel Sartore has staked a decade of his life, and counting, that the same holds true for animals and the imperiled wonder they represent. As detailed in PBS' "Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark," Sartore is on a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
PBS' 'Photo Ark' is a wake-up call for endangered animalsdebuts at 9 p.m. EDT Tuesday (check local listings) on PBS stations and online.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
debuts at 9 p.m. EDT Tuesday (check local listings) on PBS stations and online. Sartore's subjects, ranging from majestic elephants to comical insects, are placed against an elegantly spare black or white background. There is an unsettling... Read more
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Newsmax
Elephant Washed Out to Sea Rescued by Sailorsto stay afloat off the island's northeast coast, reported Agence France-Presse.
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
to stay afloat off the island's northeast coast, reported Agence France-Presse. Rescuers spent 12 hours tying ropes to the elephants before towing it carefully back to shallow waters. Walakuluge said the elephant likely was swept out to sea while... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Katherine Jenkins: 'I came face to face with a great white shark in South Africa and loved it’I once went to Moscow and back in a day so I could get back to my (22-month-old
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
I once went to Moscow and back in a day so I could get back to my (22-month-old) daughter, Aaliyah. I try not to be away for long – and if I am, I take her with me. With flights and jet lag it can be difficult.As a mother, what is your perfect... Read more
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express
Tragedy as baby rhinos drown in wildlife paradise loved by Duke and Duchess of CambridgePark. Kate was photographed last year feeding orphan rhinos at a rehabilitatio
express / Posted 9 days ago
Park. Kate was photographed last year feeding orphan rhinos at a rehabilitation centre near the Indian park set up to care for abandoned wildlife and which is heavily supported by the International Fund for Animal Welfare. At least 83 people have... Read more
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express
Elephant rescued nine miles out to sea in heart-stopping ‘miraculous’ footagemiles to sea in a dramatic Navy rescue. The biggest land mammal was caught in
express / Posted 9 days ago
miles to sea in a dramatic Navy rescue. The biggest land mammal was caught in strong currents and dragged out to dangerous waters after trying to cross the coast line in Sri Lanka. Navy personnel rushed to the scene when the elephant was spotted... Read more
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Newsmax
Elephant Rescued 5 Miles at Seato stay afloat off the island's northeast coast, reported Agence France-Presse.
Newsmax / Posted 9 days ago
to stay afloat off the island's northeast coast, reported Agence France-Presse. Rescuers spent 12 hours tying ropes to the elephants before towing it carefully back to shallow waters. Walakuluge said the elephant likely was swept out to sea while... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Sri Lankan elephant saved from the seaoff the coast of Sri Lanka. The giant mammal was first seen by a navy patrol b
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 days ago
off the coast of Sri Lanka. The giant mammal was first seen by a navy patrol boat, as it struggled to keep its trunk above water. A team of divers and another naval vessel were dispatched to the location to rescue the elephant. They tied ropes... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Elephant found 16km out to seawas spotted by a navy patrol boat, floating with its head submerged and seeming
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
was spotted by a navy patrol boat, floating with its head submerged and seeming to struggle to lift its trunk above the water to get air. media_cameraThe elephant was thought to have been dragged out by the current while trying to cross shallow... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Elephant swept out to sea rescued 10 miles off coast by Sri Lankan navyANDREW HOLBROOKE/Corbis via Getty ImagesA close up of one of the orphaned endan
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 days ago
ANDREW HOLBROOKE/Corbis via Getty ImagesA close up of one of the orphaned endangered wild Asian elephants rescued and now kept at the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, a tourist destination in the hills of central Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan Navy and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Baby elephant has a jumbo sized problem after getting stuck in the mud at a watering hole Two baby elephants struggled to keep up with their elders
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
at a watering hole Two baby elephants struggled to keep up with their elders as they cross a river The clip shows the largest hydrating itself in the slush before becoming... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Wildlife park may move to SugudDr Rosa gestures as she speaks about the elephants at the Lok Kawi Wildlife Par
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
Dr Rosa gestures as she speaks about the elephants at the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, yesterday. LOKKAWI: The Lok Kawi Wildlife Park will probably be shifted to Sugud in Penampang, but the proposed move is subject to the approval of the district office... Read more
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Mashable
Intense video shows elephant stranded at sea being saved by rescuersstranded at sea back to shore. In the video, the elephant can be seen struggli
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
stranded at sea back to shore. In the video, the elephant can be seen struggling to stay afloat and keep its trunk above water after being carried away by a strong current nearly 16km (9.9m) off Sri Lanka's north-eastern coast. Image: MEDIA UNIT... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sri Lanka Navy rescue elephant found in the middle of the oceanassisted the navy personnel with the rescue, providing advice on how to approac
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
assisted the navy personnel with the rescue, providing advice on how to approach the animal. It took more than 12 hours for the elephant to be rescued. It's believed the elephant was swept out to sea while crossing the Kokkilai lagoon, a large... Read more
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International Business Times
Rare one-horned rhinos in danger as floods affect India's famous Kaziranga National Park while they attempted to cross the road to escape the flooded park, Delhi-based
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
while they attempted to cross the road to escape the flooded park, Delhi-based Times of India reported Kaziranga division forest officer Rohini Ballav Saikia as saying. "More than 90 percent of the Kaziranga National Park is under water," Assam... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sri Lankan navy rescues elephant... 14 km off the coastA naval Fast Attack Craft first noticed the strange anomaly in the water - an A
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
A naval Fast Attack Craft first noticed the strange anomaly in the water - an Asian elephant being dragged out into the ocean off the coast of Kokkilai, Sri Lanka. When the navy encountered the pachyderm, it had already been dragged 8 nautical miles... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Scourge or savour? How tourism is impacting Sri Lanka’s abundant wildlifethe largest in the country – stretching endlessly in front of us. “What do you
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
the largest in the country – stretching endlessly in front of us. “What do you see?” he asks softly, eyes twinkling. I see elephants and count three or four, assuming they are the young males we have seen over the past few days, ostracised from the... Read more
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WA Today
Sri Lanka Navy rescue elephant found in the middle of the oceanassisted the navy personnel with the rescue, providing advice on how to approac
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
assisted the navy personnel with the rescue, providing advice on how to approach the animal. It took more than 12 hours for the elephant to be rescued. It's believed the elephant was swept out to sea while crossing the Kokkilai lagoon, a large... Read more
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iol.co.za
Thailand: beyond the beachThailand has been one of the top tourist locations in South East Asia for South
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Thailand has been one of the top tourist locations in South East Asia for South African travellers, and it is not difficult to figure out why. In the beginning of the year, the Tourism Authority of Thailand said that statistics show a 2,49%... Read more
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The Age
Sri Lanka Navy rescue elephant found in the middle of the oceanassisted the navy personnel with the rescue, providing advice on how to approac
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
assisted the navy personnel with the rescue, providing advice on how to approach the animal. It took more than 12 hours for the elephant to be rescued. It's believed the elephant was swept out to sea while crossing the Kokkilai lagoon, a large... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sri Lanka Navy rescue elephant found in the middle of the oceanassisted the navy personnel with the rescue, providing advice on how to approac
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
assisted the navy personnel with the rescue, providing advice on how to approach the animal. It took more than 12 hours for the elephant to be rescued. It's believed the elephant was swept out to sea while crossing the Kokkilai lagoon, a large... Read more
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New York Post
Divers save struggling elephant after it got lost at seaThis animal was saved from a mammoth amount of trouble. “It is a miraculous es
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
This animal was saved from a mammoth amount of trouble. “It is a miraculous escape for the elephant,” Lieutenant Commander Chaminda Walakuluge, said of the 12-hour rescue expedition. Walakuluge said the navy embarked on the mission after spotting... Read more
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Daily Mail
Elephant has 'miraculous escape' after being swept 5 MILES out to seamammal was towed to safety by the navy in a 12-hour rescue operation It was de
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
mammal was towed to safety by the navy in a 12-hour rescue operation It was desperately trying to keep its trunk above water when spotted out at sea It is thought the animal was swept away when crossing the Kokkilai lagoon The Sri Lankan navy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Travel to Ethiopia Teaches More Than a HistoryTruly Ethiopia is an exceptional destination from the never ending warmth sun t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Truly Ethiopia is an exceptional destination from the never ending warmth sun to affordable explorations it's the ultimate exciting destination that will linger in your memories for years. In Ethiopia it's hard to decide which destination to go as... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hate the idea of an all-inclusive? These 5 glorious retreats will change your mind1. Kandolhu, Maldives (Kuoni/PA) This one is for the wine lovers. Not only wi
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
1. Kandolhu, Maldives (Kuoni/PA) This one is for the wine lovers. Not only will you be able to relax on a tranquil island with it’s very own reef, each villa has a wine cooler stocked with 30 bottles of quality wine, which are refilled as often as... Read more
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The Hindu
OnePlus 5 review: Up the food chainwas no longer a small startup trying to take on the big guys. The OnePlus One w
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
was no longer a small startup trying to take on the big guys. The OnePlus One won hearts on merit and word-of-mouth alone. For the 5, the words were coming from celebrities and through contest announcements. OnePlus is one of the big guys... Read more
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BBC News
Guyana tribe goes hi-tech to protect its landof communication. An elder of Guyana's Wai-Wai people, Mr Mawasha is more fami
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
of communication. An elder of Guyana's Wai-Wai people, Mr Mawasha is more familiar with the sounds and rhythms of the rainforest with which its indigenous inhabitants have enjoyed a profound spiritual relationship for thousands of years. Using... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim to resume trophy hunting exportsby the US Safari Club and the powerful National Rifle Association but a US Dist
New Zimbabwe / Posted 13 days ago
by the US Safari Club and the powerful National Rifle Association but a US District Court upheld the ban. Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri- Kashiri told The Source that according to the provisions of the waiver, Zimbabwe... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sasin vows to keep on fighting for forestsbut not those that threaten environmental conservation. "I won't challenge all
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
but not those that threaten environmental conservation. "I won't challenge all of the proposed dams, only those earmarked for the centre of rich forests, such as the Mae Wong Dam," he said. "If I can't protect that park from this dam, I will... Read more
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The Hindu
It’s hopping frogs in the Western GhatsDusk descended slowly in tones of grey and ink blue: just what wildlife biologi
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Dusk descended slowly in tones of grey and ink blue: just what wildlife biologist Robin Abraham and his team were waiting for. It was dark in the freshwater swamp they were standing in, under the dense canopies of enormous evergreen Myristica (native... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dieruff High grad Jeffrey Lord finds love and hate as Trump's CNN surrogatecome over to do these profiles on me, they always focus on the hair,” he said,
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
come over to do these profiles on me, they always focus on the hair,” he said, gesturing to his tuft of white locks. And for good reason. The hair often gives Lord the look of CNN’s grinning mad scientist. It is a starring role Lord that the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Splendid isolation: 50 amazing holidays to escape the modern worldor mental health issue at a wellness retreat. You might decide on a solo holida
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
or mental health issue at a wellness retreat. You might decide on a solo holiday or choose to join like-minded others for communal solitude-seeking. Or you might find your place of peace in an old monastery, an empty desert or eyeballing the... Read more
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