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La Paz: cable car as therapy
Posted on: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Category: Cities

views in the world. The Andes mountains in widescreen, inverted cones of streets, shimmers of colour through the high, thin air. This is La Paz, Bolivia's principal city, as you have never seen it before - until last year, at least, when the world's longest urban cable-car network was strung up across its perpendicular topography.

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New Orleans' ground zero - 10 years after Katrina
Posted on: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Category: Cities

Preservation Hall, in the French Quarter of New Orleans, is a lowlit capsule of whirring ceiling fans and crumbling walls - cosily monochrome save for the Exit signs in red neon. At the front (there is no stage) Shannon Powell, 'the King of Treme', and the Preservation All Stars are serving jazz as hooch - neat blasts of Panama Rag and Mood Indigo that go straight to my head.

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Venice's existential crisis
Posted on: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Category: Cities

La Serenissima, the Most Serene Republic of Venice, is agitated. It's a sunny day in late October - the squares are full of pavement lunchers, the motoscafo drivers are wearing sunglasses and look like Marcello Mastroianni in La Dolce Vita - and outside the Doge's Palace, under the noses of tourists queuing to get in, an impromptu demonstration is taking place.

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