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Bump in the night

This October halfterm, discover a haunted castle, carve your own pumpkin or set out on a lamp-lit woodland walk

THE LEGEND OF THE JACK-O’-LANTERN

There are lots of creepy, colourful stories about how these pumpkin lanterns got their name, but it’s most likely from the early 17th century, and the night watchmen who’d carry lamps with them on duty.

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We grab our binoculars and set out to discover the awe-inspiring wildlife of India, scouting out the likes of Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinos and snow leopards in some of the subcontinent’s most dramatic national parks. Elsewhere, we explore the winelands of southern Australia; cross the frozen frontier of the Antarctic Circle; and spend a long weekend in the city of Leeuwarden. Other highlights this issue include the Faroe Islands, Tel Aviv, Manhattan, Tokyo and Santiago, while our photo story takes in the fresh air and Alpine beauty of Switzerland.