Concerned by a recent drop in population numbers of the threatened golden lion tamarin, conservationists in Rio de Janeiro state have built a bridge across a busy highway to help the monkeys circulate over a wider forested area.
The golden lion tamarin, also known as the golden marmoset, is a small New World monkey of the family Callitrichidae. Native to the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil, the golden lion tamarin is an endangered species.
The Cultured Traveller, December 2021-February 2022 Issue 36
The seat of the world’s longest living monarch, brimming with culture and theatrics in every facet of its being and constantly moving forwards to adapt to the ever-changing planet, the multicultural heart of the British Commonwealth is undoubtedly one of the world’s greatest cities. In issue 36 of The Cultured Traveller, the team explores charismatic LONDON to provide the ultimate insider guide to the great British capital. Permanently glamorous British actress DAME JOAN COLLINS finds time in her hectic schedule to chat about her devilish new book, while interior designer ALEXANDRA CHAMPALIMAUD speaks to The Cultured Traveller about transforming some of the world’s most iconic hotels. Sam Henderson explores the otherworldly landscapes of YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, complete with its steaming geysers and bubbling mud pools. Alex Benasuli enjoys the unassuming sophistication of laidback SHELTER ISLAND in the Hamptons. And Joe Mortimer visits GLENMORANGIE’s innovative new distillery in Scotland.
Boulevard Haussmann, 2.53 kilometres long from the 8th to the 9th arrondissement, is one of the wide tree-lined boulevards created in Paris by Napoleon III, under the direction of his Prefect of the Seine, Baron Haussmann.
The elegant 9th arr. is known for its theaters, including the 1875 Palais Garnier opera house, nicknamed the “wedding cake” for its domed roof and intricate architecture. Shoppers head to the Galeries Lafayette and Printemps department stores, and the old-world covered passages along the Grand Boulevards. In hip South Pigalle, gourmet restaurants give way to intimate museums that include the Musée Gustave Moreau.