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    Divine innovation

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Gary Jones

    ... or a supermodel-dating goal scorer. The man, past or present, who best represents Barcelona was an obsessive, celibate, penny-pinching and religiously devout architect, and marvellous monuments to his bizarre ... work, and made recurring use of organic forms to suggest muscles, sinew and bones, flowers, trees and seashells, and echo the gentle geography and hues of Catalonia. "Nothing is art ...

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    Tribal pursuit

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

    ... on the assistance of locals. We enlist Pramod Jethi, the ticket man at the 18th-century Aina Mahal museum. He is a Kutch tribal expert and author. We spend the first few days journeying through Banni, ... huts made beautiful with elaborate wall hangings inlaid with mirrors. Kutchi men spend the day out with their livestock, the women stay at home doing needlework. Embroidery is their most ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Rock climbers lured to the karsts of Getu village

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by JON BUTTERS

    ... Tourism development has now made it easy to navigate through certain sections via winding steps and elevated walkways. The most interesting venture is a little farther out. A two-hour hike ... when they took over China in 1949, but others say the village has been here for much longer. Either way, it's a fascinating showcase of man's ability to utilise his environment ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Cyber queue-jumper snapped up HK$100 Cathay tickets while 150,000 waited in line

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com 'Playing around' helped traveller grab HK$100 flights while thousands made futile attempts How one buyer got a flying start in Cathay sale A Hong ... Fanfares homepage showed you which fares were sold out," the man said. "So I picked a date that wasn't sold out. "But what surprised me was that I was offered a fare that [was ...

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    Photo road trip covers thousands of kilometres of clicks and chow

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by SARAH KARACS

    ... China, a man hangs a dead dog from a tree on the side of the road. He pulls out a knife, cuts off chunks of flesh that he flings into a bag, and drives off on a motorbike with the quartered hound ... doors and they'd let us in, always forcing food on us," photographer Ottovio Tomasini said. Bamboo shoots, alligator meat, a scentless flower puree from Kashgar and a cake made ...

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    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

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

    ... road As we rattle across the moonscape towards the lost Kingdom of Mustang, the jeep's rear window falls out. One of the passengers, a middle-aged Indian man, with a dusty holdall jammed ... however, the road has made life easier: from Jomsom it used to cost 17 Nepalese rupees (HK$1.30) for every kilo to be transported by mule; nowadays trucks transport the same amount for seven ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

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

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

    ... is covered in an elaborate rendition of the Hindu god Krishna and his cows, a man in a red Rajasthani turban and simple white clothes puts his hands together and bows his head, "Khamma ... and it is possible to visit them all by horseback over a few days, seeing the antiquated way of life in rural areas along the way. "It is the spirit of the people that has made this place so ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Space odyssey The world's first aviation disaster, you may be surprised to learn, took place almost 230 years ago. The tragedy occurred in Ireland, and came less than two years after the first free flight of a passenger-carrying hot-air balloon was made, in France. The doomed balloon crashed into the town of Tullamore, and the ensuing blaze destroyed ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    There's a lot more to our neighbour Shenzhen than cheap suits and massages

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... ballooning scene. When I met up with him he was playing with a new band in OCT Bay, a new luxury development of bars and restaurants around a man-made lake. "Shenzhen has so many talented people ... the DJs spinning in clubs all over the city and the ubiquitous Filipino cover bands. Jazz bands, and flamenco bands made up of Uygur musicians from Xinjiang are something of a Shenzhen speciality, ...

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    Frozen assets: hunting icebergs in Newfoundland

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... of the May to July iceberg season, the rental car is booked, the Google map printed out and we have a Twillingate B&B booked for the night. There is only one problem. As the man makes his calls, ... along the Viking Trail to St Anthony. Some 500 years before Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, Leif Erikson and a band of Vikings made landfall in this area, becoming the first ...




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