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by Keith Kellet I had to pick my time carefully to visit the ancient English city of Bath. I wanted to go before the bulk of the tourists, but after the rush of Christmas crowds. But, that’s the way it’s always been, for visitors have been coming to Bath since before the Romans came, over 2,000 years ago. This is the only place in Britain with natural hot springs. They aren’t of volcanic origin, but heated by water passing over the limestone of the nearby Mendip Hills. The waters flow at 13 litres a second, at a constant temperature of 46ºC (115ºF) and contain 43 minerals. So, in addition to a refreshing soak, they’re also medicinal, whether bathed in or drunk. In the Pump Room, I tasted some of the water … and wished I hadn’t. It was slightly warm, and tasted as if someone had boiled up a handful of old pennies in it... keep reading
by Miguel Martínez Rabanal South American cuisine such as Peruvian and Brazilian–has been gaining quite a bit of worldwide attention in recent years. But even lesser-known cuisines of Latin America have been upping their games in a major way, as visitors will discover, for example, in capital Santiago de Chile. Here, a mix of influences–rich indigenous cultures, the bounty of game meats and the Pacific Ocean, Spanish colonisation and immigration from elsewhere in Europe such as Germany and Italy–produces a singular cuisine like perhaps no other in the world. Fortunately for those who travel to Chile, chefs in Santiago have been taking full advantage... keep reading
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