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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Natural selection

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Jeff Chu

    ... town than this romantic masterwork. What is Aspen if not rich, magically melodious and, perhaps, slightly too popular? Aspen has blue-collar roots. Settled as a mining camp, a silver boom in the 1880s drew thousands of prospectors. As in many mining boomtowns, Chinese labourers came too. In Aspen, they were met with disdain. Aspen Times editor B. Clark Wheeler icily suggested they go ...

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    Tribal pursuit

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by TOM CARTER

    ... milk. Unlike in Banni, their pastoral camps are sparsely populated. Dwellings are constructed of sticks and stones and old tarps, beds of hay. From this poverty they bring out priceless family ... of the Dhaneta Jat, but they are far away. "It is our last chance," we say. We get lost in the desert trying to find the camp. We are hot, thirsty and irritable. It is dusk when we arrive. Our ...

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    Hot spots: Abu Camp, Botswana

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Martin Williams Abu Camp, Botswana Let me guess, Abu's the name of the founder, right? Almost. Abu was a bull elephant, born in the wild in South Africa. He ... star". His movie roles included a part opposite Clint Eastwood in White Hunter Black Heart and he was trained by Randall Moore, the human founder of Abu Camp. Randall Moore? Sounds familiar ...

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    Hot spots: Zoofari Lodge, Dubbo

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:37am by Stephen Lacey

    ... breeding programmes. It opened in 1977, on the site of an old army camp, to complement Sydney's Taronga Zoo, about 400km away. Nowadays, it's home to more than 1,000 animals belonging ...

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    Destination: Uttarakhand

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... Dueck Peak condition The camp is stirring. I open my eyes briefly, to confirm there is daylight, then nestle down into my sleeping bag, savouring its warmth as I wait for the magical moment that reminds me this isn't just another camping trip. "Sir … sir, good morning," says a voice from outside my tent. "Your chai is ready." I open the flap with a zzzzip ...

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    Land of the Huldufolk

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Tim Pile

    ... a well-maintained artery that encircles the island. For those without mountaineering equipment, an off-road vehicle or a love of cold-weather camping, the 1,332km loop offers an accessible introduction ...

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    High and mighty: Colorado

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Rob McGovern

    ... of the Uncompahgre River in the 1980s, the reservoir is now a centre for recreation. With a canoe strapped to the top of a metallic pink Chevrolet Blazer and camping gear in the boot, we head towards ...

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    Let it rip: surf's up in Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... American Nate Howland and his Chinese wife, Eva Liu. The couple met through their love of surfing. "When we were dating we used to come here and camp," Howland says. "One day, ...

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    Survival guide: Cycle touring

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Phillippa Stewart

    ... an explanation for his bizarre behaviour. We had been cycling for hours, it was too cold and rocky to set up camp at altitude, and there had been no settlements for kilometres. To top it all off, the sun ... will be cycling (and probably camping) in remote areas. Invest in decent equipment (see kit section). Carry enough water and emergency rations, as there may be days when you don't find a shop. Get ...

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    The calm after the storm: Ypres, Belgium

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... men were working in the Chinese Labour Corps, and continued to do so after the armistice, filling in trenches, burying the dead and collecting scrap. Hundreds died in the course ...




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