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HANDMADE HOBBIT HOMES

In Pembrokeshire, Wales, handmade houses have been popping up around the county. These wee homes, made of natural, locally sourced materials and scavenged bits from the surrounding countryside, embody low-impact living. The inhabitants who built these houses grow and cultivate the vast majority of what they consume. Simon and Jasmine Dale have been living in their very own hobbit-sized house since 2003. Now they’re helping others build similar homes in the Lammas community—the country’s first eco-village. Needless to say, the Bagginses would approve.

 

WIMBLEDON’S HIDDEN TECHNOLOGY

From July 1st to 14th the favourite racket sport suddenly re-emerges as a fashionable and engaging spectacle. It’s the oldest tennis tournament in the world and considered by many as the most prestigious. Not much has changed since its debut in 1877; same location, surface and donned classic whites. However, invisible to the viewer is 140 years of technology capturing every movement on the court yet providing the original experience of tennis in english garden.

LOST IN DHAKA

Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh, in southern Asia. A fast-growing modern metropolis with an area of only 306 sqkm and a population of 9 million. Set beside the Buriganga River, it’s at the center of national government, trade and culture. The 17th-century old city was the Mughal capital of Bengal, and many palaces and mosques remain. Enjoy the beautiful impressions of this crowded city.

Riding BC Waves

Growing up in the Clayoquot Sound rain forests of beautiful British Columbia, Noah Cohen began his quest to represent Canada for surfing gold in the 2020 Olympics. Noah’s drive and passion to be the world’s best consumes him. Freezing winter and rains does not hinder his dedication to train hours and hours to perfect his skill.