March 2008

Issue number: 94

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Zambia’s mass bat migration: top secret – but for how long?

Award-winning wildlife writer, photographer and broadcaster Mark Carwardine ponders how long this top sight will stay secret for

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Unwanted souvenirs

Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth helps you deal with some of the nastier bugs you can pick up on your travels

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New Zealand with children

Long flights and jet lag are enough to put anyone off taking their children to New Zealand - William Gray tells us why it's the perfect family destination

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Mastering black and white photography

Not every image shot in black and white looks arty – you need a bit of know-how. Change you black and white images from grey to great

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Three alternative weekends in Europe

Some alternative ideas for that spare weekend on the horizon

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A wild-west weekend in Almeria

Searing heat, rough rocks and parched riverbeds and only a two hour flight from the UK, welcome to Europe's only desert

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Helicopters and horses: experiencing life as a nomad on the wild steppes of Kyrgyzstan

Amid Kyrgyzstan’s vast valleys and astonishing mountain peaks, the horse and the helicopter are kings. Lyn Hughes ventures deep into this fascinating country to experience life as a modern nomad.

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