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Globetrotter

A WORLD OF TRAVEL NEWS AND DISCOVERIES
PHOTOGRAPH: TANYA SHARAPOVA

Colour clash

Spring celebrations don’t come any more colourful than Holi – the Hindu festival that heralds the end of the winter and sees young and old doused with technicolour water and gulal (powder). Though it’s celebrated across India (more intensively in the north), few places put up a more spirited display than Vrindavan – the historic hometown of Hindu deity Krishna. Here, Holi festivities continue long after the rest of India has scrubbed its clothes clean, running for over a week against a backdrop of towering temples. Look out for the Phoolon Wali celebrations at the Banke Bihari temple – here, flowers are thrown instead of powder.

• Holi begins 1 March; for more see lonelyplanet.com/india

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As the 2018 Winter Olympics get underway in South Korea, we run through medal-worthy logos from games past

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