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Mammut mountaineering adventures in pictures

These athletes climbed 30 metres of vertically-hanging ropes above the Klausen Pass until everybody had come to a stop in a horizontal line. Only after nearly two hours, when the last participant was in position, did the photographer snap the shot. Photograph: Robert Bösch/Mammut/Rex This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this

Racing to the stones: a run along Englands oldest footpath

Standing stones: the huge sarsens at Avebury, which is on the Ridgeway footpath. Photograph: Terry Mathews/Alamy An almighty crack of thunder snaps me awake at four in the morning. It’s so close it feels terrifying, apocalyptic even. Dawn seems to have broken over me like a cold sweat and as I lie listening to the

Kansas City, Missouri: the city Gone Girls Amy loved to hate

Sculptures on the lawn at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Photograph: Alamy Giant shuttlecocks lie, feathers in the air, on the lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. It’s a statement of intent – at an institution more renowned for old masters – and a challenge to the preconceptions visitors might hold

Tay Ho: Hanois new food, fashion and creative quarter

The rooftop oyster bar at Don’s, Hay To, Hanoi Photograph: . Just a few years ago, Tay Ho was a sleepy cluster of fishing villages on the northern outskirts of Hanoi. Tourists rarely ventured out here – and neither did locals. “People asked why I was opening a restaurant all the way out there. Back in

World view: Grudarfjorfur, Iceland

‘En route to North America, we decided to take advantage of a free stopover in Iceland. It was a destination I, as a travel photographer, had been trying to get to for ages. We saw the northern lights, camped at the foot one of the largest waterfalls in the country, and were awed by nature,’

Pavia Rosati: it was love at first soup at a new Melbourne restaurant

Souper-duper … Brothl, Melbourne Brothl is not about hookers, though I’m sure we’re expected to suppose that it is. It’s about broth and bones, and meals served at a communal table. The dropped vowel is partly modern cheek and partly symbolic of the zero-waste philosophy that inspired Joost Baker, the creative mind behind this new

Canadian Museum for Human Rights opens to public in Winnipeg

Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. Photograph: PR A red sequin and satin prom dress stands in the exhibition case. It belongs to Maréshia Rucker, a black senior student at Wilcox High School, Georgia. The school’s proms had always been segregated, one for blacks, and one for whites, arranged by students’ families, and supported

Highlights of Cadiz and the Costa de la Luz in Spain: readers tips

‘Once you’re there you won’t want to leave’ … Ajedrez Beach Club bar in Chipiona. Photograph: ID6068998/GuardianWitness Winning tip: El Faro, Cadiz A masterclass in traditional tapas. Fish picked off the slab is cooked as you wait in the cool, tiled bar (standing only). If you only eat one thing here it should be the

Asda to sell own-brand malaria tablets

Asda supermarket will produce and sell malaria tablets. Photograph: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Asda is the first UK supermarket to produce and sell its own-brand malaria tablets. The tablets are on sale for £12 for 12 tablets at Asda pharmacies, which according to the supermarket is 50% less than the same drug costs at other

Turkeys turtle beach, saved from bulldozers in the 1980s, faces new threat from developers

Turkey’s Iztuzu beach, near Dalyan, is an important nesting site for loggerhead turtles. Photograph: Alamy The sand is soft, the sea warm and shallow, and at three low-key beach shacks, barefoot holidaymakers pay a few Turkish lira to drink tea, water or cold Efes beer under a corrugated iron roof. The peckish can order a