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NIGER DELTA, NIGERIA | JULY 2009

In Bolo creek, the villagers are bunkering the oil from Shell facilities and refining it to sell it on the black market. Around 30 to 40 illegal refineries can be found all over the creek. The strong presence of the militants is keeping away the army and the police allowing the villagers to work freely.

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G霉sto! How 路 What 路 Where Locals Eat (And Drink) In Hamburg

Sausages, potatoes and sauerkraut ... Ja, but not only! Let us take you on a culinary tour of Hamburg, where hip vegan cafes meet sushi and ramen bars, and Bavarian beer flows aplenty.

image of a rooftop bar with a view of the harbour

Skyline bar in Hamburg, Germany

Michelle Courtois

It鈥檚 the Northern German city where the Beatles got started, a vital trade hub for centuries 鈥 and a city where you can get a delicious curry wurst mit pommes. Willkommen to Hamburg.

German cuisine is usually thought of as sausages, potatoes and sauerkraut. And while those foods are popular and culturally significant, there is so much more to be found in Hamburg. The city's old brick buildings now house hip vegan cafes, sushi and ramen bars, beer houses, d枚ner restaurants and more!

When going to Hamburg, be prepared to try cuisine that may be completely new to you. The city鈥檚 restaurant and bar culture is diverse and deeply multicultural, with restaurants mixing German culinary traditions with other European cuisines and tastes and techniques from the kitchens of Asia, South America, Africa and beyond.

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