Monthly Archives: September 2012

HOT HOTELS: Tree of Life, New Delhi, India

Tree of Life lounge

What’s hot?

I didn’t find this gem of a B&B from a guidebook, travel magazine or website. I was searching for recommended car hire companies before I had sorted out where I was staying (yes, I sometimes do things in a peculiar order). And my faithful Lonely Planet India guidebook  said I should look no further than The Metropole Tourist Service.

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Gray wolves no longer endangered but allowed to be killed

Photographed by Bernd Meiseberg

The US Government announced on Friday they have taken gray wolves in Wyoming off the endangered species list.

This follows a successful 20-year breeding programme, after the animals were almost wiped out. But, it means they lose protection and are subject to unregulated killing by hunters and those protecting their livestock.

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The Paralympics: disabilities do not disable life

Victoria Oruwari

The London 2012 Paralympics demonstrate that a disability does not have to disable life.

Victoria Oruwari, a classical singer from Nigeria living in London, lost her sight at the age of seven but enjoys life to the fullest.

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