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Where’s Andrew? Photo Clue #34

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Try your hand at today’s clue from Andrew Evans, and make your best guess in our Clues Gallery. More than 2,000 miles end to end, on a train across the continent. We stopped at night to see this hole, that even now is filled with gold. Where am I (place & town)? And on an…

Where’s Andrew? Photo Clue #32

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Andrew Evans is traveling through Australia and sending us a daily photo clue. Take on the daily trivia challenge and make your best guess at our online Clues Gallery. January 13, 2011 For some who pass it’s just a rock, but others will recognize Namondjok. Long ago, when rains would come, the Warramal hid here…

The Earthquake in Haiti: One Year Later

[Much of the city of Port-au-Prince is still covered in rubble, as seen in this photo taken December 7, 2010.] Today marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. More than 220,000 people died in the immediate aftermath of the quake, and an outbreak of cholera in recent months has resulted in 2,700…

Where’s Andrew? Photo Clue #31

Try your hand at the latest clue from Andrew Evans, our digital nomad who is traveling around Australia. Every weekday at 11 a.m. we’ll post a new photo clue in our online Clues Gallery. You have 24 hours to make your best guess. Follow his journey on Twitter @WheresAndrew for more hints on his whereabouts.…

Ancient Winery Found in Armenia

Those of you who love your well-aged vino take note: The world’s oldest winery was recently discovered in an Armenian cave. National Geographic News reports that a 6,100 year old wine press was found Areni, Armenia, in the same cave where were a well-preserved, 5,500-year-old leather moccasin was recently uncovered. The winemaking is believed to…

Where’s Andrew? Photo Clue #30

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Another day, another clue. Keep up with our digital nomad Andrew Evans as he works his way through Australia, and try to guess his whereabouts from his daily clues. January 11, 2011 “Everywhere to the northwards . . . were dotted ‘white-ant hills, all shapes and sizes, forming brick-red turrets among the green scrub and…

Where’s Andrew? Photo Clue #29

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Welcome to another week and another chance to guess where our intrepid wanderer Andrew Evans is now. Take a look at today’s clue, then make your best guess in our Clues Gallery online. January 10, 2010 Leaving Alice, I headed north to a place where army convoys once sallied forth. Helen pulled me a cold…

Where’s Andrew? Photo Clue #27

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Today’s clue promises to be particularly tough, as it’s written partially in Pitjantjatjara, the local aboriginal language spoken where Andrew Evans is currently traveling. January 6, 2010 Ngangkali ilkaringka Ngararangi minatjara munu puyiningilta iilingku. After it dried, I went outside. I looked across the desert and saw “many heads.” Some were made of stone; others…

Where’s Andrew? Photo Clue #25

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What is this mysterious tunnel? Make your best guess in on today’s photo clue from Andrew Evans… January 4, 2010 Australia has its unsung heroes, like those who dug holes untouched by zeros. Where am I and what is this? Make your best guess at our online Clues Gallery, and follow all of Andrew’s travels…

Where’s Andrew? Photo Clue #24

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Welcome to a New Year and a new batch of clues from Andrew Evans, our digital nomad who is traveling through Australia and sending us daily photo clues. (Check out the Guardian’s blog post about his trip.) Now put your thinking hats on and do your best to figure out today’s clue. And click through…

Where’s Andrew? Video: Tasmanian Devils

While traveling in Tasmania, Andrew Evans fell for the adorable — yet dangerous — animal that is only found on the island: the Tasmanian Devil. Watch the video to learn more about the unique creature, and go to the Devils @ Cradle site to find out how you can help protect them.  [Where’s Andrew]

Your Favorite Comfort Foods From Around the World

Wednesday’s post on the comfort foods of the Republic of Georgia caused a collective hunger pang in the Twitterverse — with many of you tweeting your own favorite comfort foods from around the globe. We shared some of our favorite tweets here below. Join the conversation by following the @NatGeoTraveler and @NatGeoSociety Twitter accounts, and…