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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

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

    ... for occasional clusters of houses; little white-eye birds darting among the branches of the cherry trees; kites swooping low, then wheeling away again. Yet, for a rural idyll, there's a surprising ...

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    Steeped in history: Wuyishan in Fujian

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

    ... to its rock-hewn staircase, dramatic panorama of the neighbouring mountains, and its birds-eye views of the meandering river at its base. For easy exploration, hire a local guide. Otherwise, find ...

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    The calm after the storm: Ypres, Belgium

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... of the clean-up, some blown up by mines or bombs, others killed by the flu pandemic that claimed more than 50 million lives around the globe. Their tombstones, distinguished by both Roman lettering ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Weird and wacky: the hidden wonders of Tokyo nightlife

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... 7-10-14 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku BIRDS AND BOOZE Although it's not nightlife as such, a discussion of the weird and wacky in Tokyo would be remiss without a mention of Tori no Iru cafes and bars, or bars where there are birds present. They're all the rage in Japan, and it's easy to see why: you can't get much more surreal than enjoying a drink while an owl perches ...

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    Conservation starters: Cape Town

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Martin Williams

    ... and gardens. In common with many English resorts, there's a seabird colony nearby- but the birds here are African penguins. A boardwalk 2km out of town leads close to several nests on a protected ...

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    Hong Kong's tiny Ping Chau offers a rugged island getaway without the tourists

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Martin Williams

    ... home to an autumnal cicada species. Though there are few resident birds, the island attracts migrant species such as warblers, flycatchers and thrushes. There's even a tiny reservoir amid ...

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    Hot spots: Mandarin Oriental Guangzhou

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... local rising star, who presents traditional dishes with flair. Poached Wenchang chicken is sourced from Hainan Island, where the birds are fed solely on coconut milk, while the tofu is made ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The ape escape: orang-utans at Tanjung Puting National Park

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... long-tailed macaques prance along the banks. While waiting for the orang-utans, we see butterflies with shimmering wings the size of birds, and fire ants so large they appear to have wandered out of a cartoon. Tanjung Puting has more than 200 species of birds, 38 kinds of mammals, several dozen reptile and amphibian species and nine types of primates. With enough patience, time and luck, ...

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    Mellow yellow: the Canary Islands

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by Tim Pile

    ... quiz aficionado will tell you, the Canary Islands were named after dogs (canis being the Latin for dog), not small yellow birds. In fact, the canary was named after the islands. Situated a hop ...

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    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Andrea Oschetti

    ... into a landscape of spiked acacias and thorn bushes, hunting for birds. Each morning a few tourists get pricked and scratched trying to keep up with the hunters. The Hadza are becoming aware ... soda lake constrained by the cliffs of the Serengeti Plateau, the Crater Highlands and the Alipi escarpment. Leopards, hippos, monkeys and a variety of birds live on the meadows along ...




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