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Whale festival

Coinciding with the annual northward migration of the Pacific Gray Whales, the Mendocino Whale Festival transforms the Californian town into two days of fun in honor of these magnificent creatures. From March 2 to 3, visitors can take part in whale walks, check out the Gray Whale Exhibit at the Ford House Visitors' Center or join one of the whale cruises from Noyo Harbor in nearby Fort Bragg.

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All about yoga

Get your asanas sorted during Rishikesh's annual International Yoga Festival at the Parmath Niketan Ashram. During the one-week festival from March 1 to 7, you will have the opportunity to participate in over 60 hours of yoga classes from world-class teachers. Great masters from across the world arrive by the banks of the Ganges to demonstrate and explore the major traditions of yoga.

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A bite of Dubai

The most acclaimed restaurants show off their star dishes at Taste of Dubai from March 14 to 16, the ultimate open-air festival of food and drink held at Dubai Media City's amphitheater. Watch Michelin-starred chefs as they give live demonstrations in the Taste Chef Theater and learn at the Taste Cookery School.

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Northern lights

On cloudless nights in February and March, greenish-yellow, red or violet lights curl and stretch across the midnight skies in Finnish Lapland. The lights are never the same - you might see ghoulish emerald-green patterns invade the sky one evening, and a rainbow of red, fuchsia, turquoise and amethyst the next. The best place to see the Northern Lights is an area in northwest Finland. For more info, visit

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Departure gate-Whale festival,yoga,Dubai,Northern lights

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