Vova and Kolya, two Moscow boys on summer vacation, play at their family's country home. In the Russian imagination, the dacha occupies a near-mythical place, and Russians of all generations fondly recall childhood summers at the family dacha.
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While rafting down the Guejar River, tourists stop to hike along a stream to a waterfall near the town of Mesetas, which used to be under FARC rebel control in southern Colombia.
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Developers knocked down the Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale, London, in 2015 with plans to put up luxury apartments in its place. Community activists filed suit and the developer was forced to rebuild the pub brick for brick.