Continuing our exploration of World Heritage Sites, visiting one new site everyday during this time of pandemic. Reminding ourselves of the beauty and diversity of the planet on which we all live, and the rich tapestry of communities that share this world.
Discover the fiery nature of Mount Etna, the blue tranquility of the Belize Coral Reef System, the complex intensity of Jerusalem Old City, and the ‘Venice of the Pacific’ at Nan Madol – just a few of our ‘destinations’ this week.
Take a little time to reflect on the global fight against Covid-19. As of today, the total number of confirmed cases in the 43 countries visited is 768,347 (UN World Health Organisation). All but 2 of these countries have reported cases, and all but 6 at least 1 death. 57,151 people are known to have died in these countries ‘visited’ to date, although even a brief review of the statistics suggests real numbers are distorted due to differential access to testing. Across the globe, there are over 4 million confirmed cases (0.05% of the world’s population), and almost 300,000 reported deaths.
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