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Zika virus (ZIKV) – what you need to know

By Mountain Kingdoms on 05 Feb 2016
Categories: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Our recommendations

Zika virus (ZIKV) – what you need to know

ZIKV is a virus that is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. The infection often occurs without symptoms but can cause fever, a rash and conjunctivitis. The condition is usually mild and short-lived. However, the Zika virus can be spread from a pregnant woman to her unborn baby. There have been reports of a serious birth defect of the brain called microcephaly and other poor pregnancy outcomes in babies of mothers who were infected with the Zika virus while pregnant.The precise link has not yet been established.

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Travel talk ‘Georgia to Afghanistan’ at our local Arts Festival

By Mountain Kingdoms on 22 Apr 2014
Categories: Our recommendations

Travel talk ‘Georgia to Afghanistan’ at our local Arts Festival

The forty forth Wotton Arts Festival will be held from 25th April to 4th May and there will be three musical concerts, an art exhibition, a celebration of St George, talks, and an evening to mark the centenary of the start of WW1.

On Thursday May 1st John Pilkington will tell the tale of his journey - “Georgia to Afghanistan”.

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Rough Guides’ Top Ten Destinations for 2014

By Mountain Kingdoms on 02 Jan 2014
Categories: Ethiopia, Our recommendations, Your adventures

Rough Guides’ Top Ten Destinations for 2014

Check out Rough Guides' Top Ten destinations for 2014 on their website. We're pleased to see that Ethiopia is number one! To be honest, we are not surprised when we see all the lovely images sent in to us by our clients.

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BBC - Operation Grand Canyon

By Mountain Kingdoms on 01 Jan 2014
Categories: United States, Our recommendations

BBC - Operation Grand Canyon

'Operation Grand Canyon' on the BBC has caught our attention this week. This programme is recreating the challenge of navigating the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon - in antique wooden boats.

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Everest expeditions on TV

By Mountain Kingdoms on 18 Dec 2013
Categories: Nepal, Our recommendations

Everest expeditions on TV

If you're bored of viewing cheesy Christmas movies, and would like to watch something more inspirational, then look out for three documentaries on BBC Four. These films, made in the late 70's by award-winning filmmaker Leo Dickinson, follow three exciting Everest mountaineering expeditions.

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Watch out for Wild Burma: Nature’s Lost Kingdom

By Mountain Kingdoms on 28 Nov 2013
Categories: Burma (Myanmar), Our recommendations

Watch out for Wild Burma: Nature’s Lost Kingdom

Watch out for Wild Burma: Nature's Lost Kingdom, airing on the BBC this Friday (29th November).

This fascinating new documentary from the BBC showcases Burma's amazing array of wildlife – with the aim of highlighting how important it is to protect Burma's forests. In the first episode, the team of wildlife experts and film crew, aided by local Chin trackers, search for the Asian elephant.  

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Kate Humble – Wild Shepherdess

By Mountain Kingdoms on 02 Jul 2013
Categories: Peru, Our recommendations

Kate Humble – Wild Shepherdess

Kate's new series Wild Shepherdess has made fascinating viewing and is a great insight in to the lives of shepherds in some of the world's most remote places. Last week focused on the alpaca herders in the high Andes of Peru and it is still available to watch on BBC I-player until Friday 12th July.

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