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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Han hotel, which seems to be as yet undiscovered by users of TripAdvisor and other online hotel-review sites. More familiar names on offer include the Crowne Plaza Lijiang Ancient Town (from HK$3,250), Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town (from HK$3,630), which opened last year, and Lijiang's first international property, the eight-year-old Banyan Tree (below; from HK$5,580 this month ...

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    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... to support fields of barley, buckwheat, maize and vegetables, and orchards of apples and apricots. Kagbeni lies on the ancient Salt Road, between Nepal and Tibet, so-called because rice from ...

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    School of cool: study Italy's most famous dessert at Carpigiani Gelato University

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Gary Jones

    ... from across the globe. My class of 14 includes people from Australia, Brazil, Britain, Egypt, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, and the United States, therefore ...

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    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... across six smaller stepping-stone-like islands before arriving way down in Imabari (Ehime prefecture). ONOMICHI IS A delightful old port town, packed with ancient temples and literary ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 Hours in... Kep, Cambodia

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... of the town sit a string of gems waiting to be discovered. A 40-minute drive takes you to the ancient caves of Kompong Trach. Here, nature has worked her magic to carve deep inside the limestone ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Steep learning curve: cycling in Boyaca

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... cycling country. The roads seem good, too. Eventually, we drop down into the ancient colonial town of Villa de Leyva, where we get half a mile of wicked cobbles before the entire peloton stops ... firecrackers. Throw well and there is a flash of light and a small explosion. This climatic moment is the goal of tejo, though in ancient times it was merely to hit the target. The modern version ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Steeped in history: Wuyishan in Fujian

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by LUCY GREWCOCK

    ... pivots 360 degrees on a rotating stage. Book in advance to guarantee a seat. For a different slant on Wuyi culture, look out for ancient burial caves cut above the mountain streams, or take ... point of an ancient tea road, which led across China all the way to Moscow.   SACRED STRUCTURES AND ANCIENT ENGRAVINGS When you smell incense wafting through the bamboo, follow your nose ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Lonely Planet- Central Asia, by Bradley Mayhew et al

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by AUDREY SZE

    ... of early traders along the ancient Silk Road or trekking, and horse-riding alongside local nomadic herders across the mountainous valleys of Karakol and Altyn Arashan in Kyrgyzstan. For those ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Escape to Provence Domaine de Manville, a new and rather idyllic-looking hotel, opens later this month in Provence, France, near the medieval village of Les Baux-de-Provence (top), about 45 minutes' drive from Marseille. The privately owned (by people local to the area) property comprises three ancient farm buildings, containing 30 rooms and suites, ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Diamond in the dust: a tour of India's desert museum

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by AMBIKA BEHAL

    ... of northeast Rajasthan. A three-hour drive north of Jaipur, the town, which amassed its wealth as a trading outpost on the ancient Silk Road, has many of these beautiful, palatial homes. Today Joshi ... Temple bells begin to ring cheerfully to let people know it is time for evening prayers, and another day comes to a close in the ancient town of Mandawa.   A few sandy hints for the visitor ...




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