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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1612791/tribal-pursuit
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The Indonesian island of Nias is a haven for surfers and nature lovers

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:14am by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... between this culture and that of the Christian-majority population. Although many churches dot the hills across the island, tradition blends seamlessly into today's religion. Graves boast ... a colourful array of local fruits and vegetables. Keep an eye out for the arrangements of betel leaf, a popular stimulant among the older population. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1599437/indonesian-island-nias-haven-surfers-and-nature-lovers
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Natural selection

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

    ... After the boom, came the bust: the population dwindled. Then, after the second world war, Aspen was reborn as a ski town and cultural centre, thanks largely to industrialist Walter Paepcke. He ... about a place was set for change." Aspen is home to about 6,600 permanent residents, but its population nearly quadruples during peak ski season. The city's reputation has pushed house ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1600223/natural-selection
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Land of the Huldufolk

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

    ... and it won't look quite the same. The Nordic nation is uncannily reminiscent of New Zealand. The brooding Tolkienesque grandeur and sparsely populated landscapes where sheep outnumber people all seem ... the team would be sweltering with the best of them in Brazil. Not a bad effort for a country with a population similar in size to that of Tseung Kwan O. Excluding elves, of course.   Getting there: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1577578/land-huldufolk
  5. News - World - TRAVEL

    Airlines on alert for ashclouds if Iceland volcano erupts

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:02pm by AFP

    ... these days," Eurocontrol said in a statement. "We have better mechanisms in place than we did in 2010." Roads in a sparsely populated area north of Bardarbunga were closed on Tuesday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577899/airlines-alert-ashclouds-if-iceland-volcano-erupts
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    High and mighty: Colorado

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

    ... the healthiest folk in the union. They are also strangely obsessed with elevation. The state's many small mountain towns all have signs informing visitors of their altitude and population- in that order. Ask a Coloradan the population of their town and they'll probably get it to within a few thousand or even a few hundred, but ask them the elevation and their answer will be within ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1562531/high-and-mighty-colorado
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... their new home, they turned to opium in order to survive and fund their continuing armed struggles, gaining a dubious reputation as major drug traffickers. Later, the population turned to tea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573385/home-93rd-mae-salong
  8. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... culture and mass Han immigration. He also shows how these policies are altering the lives of the 55 recognised- and many more unrecognised- minority populations. Sometimes it's simple. For example in Jinghong, Yunnan province, Han immigration has pushed up house prices to an unaffordable level for many of the local Dai population. Other times it is more pernicious. Billy complains ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556096/book-review-emperor-far-away-david-eimer
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Well healed: the sights and scars of Sarajevo

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Tim Pile

    ... But for the ingenuity of a besieged population, however, things would have been far worse. The suburb of Butmir remained free territory and it was from here that an 800-metre tunnel was constructed linking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540351/well-healed-sights-and-scars-sarajevo
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Dhensa Boutique Resort, Punakha

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Simon Parry Dhensa Boutique Resort, Punakha, Bhutan Sounds exotic and remote … where is Bhutan exactly? Bhutan is a small Buddhist kingdom with a population of just 750,000 tucked away in the Himalayas between India, Tibet and Nepal. It's as exotic and expensive as it is obscure. The Bhutanese got television for the first time just 15 years ago, and, in a ploy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1534645/hot-spots-dhensa-boutique-resort-punakha

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