The World's Lesser Known Places

August 18, 2022 09:48

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Have a glimpse of the world's lesser known countries, cities, towns, villages and places

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Towns

The Magnificent Town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, Morocco

The cradle of modern-day Morocco, the town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun is the place from where the nation's first emir spread his influence to all over the country. While its days of glory are long gone, the small town is nothing short of mesmerizing, offering a rare glimpse of some centuries old traditions.

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Borders

The 5 Shortest International Borders in the World

Despite the ever-increasing cooperation between nations, borders still play a major role, separating between different cultures and political entities. In some rare instances, borders are less than a kilometer long, each of which bears an interesting story behind its short length.

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Natural Oddities

The Bending Trees of Slope Point, New Zealand’s South Island

Slope Point is the southernmost point of New Zealand's South Island. As it turns out, this harsh environment is home to a rather bizarre phenomenon, a smattering of trees which are permanently bent by the area's strong winds.