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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

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

    ... to a single family. These encampments are surrounded by a fence of acacia thorns, to keep out lions. Next to the inkajijik, livestock is kept in fortified enclosures made of tree logs. I march through ... such as lions don't scare herds of wildebeest and zebra, unless they are on the attack. I wander near giraffes grazing on the twigs of acacia trees. I follow the fresh trails of elephants. At night ...

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    Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Daniel Allen

    ... bark. As an introduction to Burmese culture, Bagan has been a revelation, and I'm sorry to be leaving so soon. Famous British author and one-time resident Rudyard Kipling summed things up ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Family footsteps More widely travelled than any British prime minister before him, Winston Churchill first went overseas aged nine, on a trip to Paris, France, in 1883. His travels ended 80 years later with a Mediterranean cruise, in 1963. Churchill's travels are the subject of a book by his granddaughter, Celia Sandys, first published in 2003, ...

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    Sleeping beauty: lazy ‘Burmese days’ in Mawlamyine

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:30am by David Eimer

    ... as Burma and was part of the British empire, while Mawlamyine, which the British called Moulmein, was one of the busiest ports in Southeast Asia. The elephants that once loaded prized teak onto ... creation, albeit one that until recently housed political prisoners and Rohingya refugees. British writer Rudyard Kipling passed through Mawlamyine in 1889 and his brief visit provided ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Adam Nebbs

    ... per person. For more details, visit www.coxandkingsusa.com. All fired up Robert Pearsall, one-time architect to the London Fire Brigade, designed more than a dozen of the British ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Walking Home From Mongolia, by Rob Lilwall

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Guy Haydon

    ... Guy Haydon Walking Home From Mongolia by Rob Lilwall Hodder & Stoughton 2.5 stars Guy Haydon Rob Lilwall, a former geography teacher-turned-adventurer living on Lantau Island, has just published a second travel book, Walking Home From Mongolia. The Briton's 5,600km, six-month trek on foot with Northern Irish cameraman Leon McCarron in November 2011 took them from ...

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    Giant strides: elephant eco-tours in Botswana

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Martin Williams

    ... lodge guests the day before, but there's no sign of the venomous snake. Nor does a buffalo appear and charge me, nor a pack of lions emerge to eye me for lunch. There are dangers here, for sure, yet nothing as absurd as television shows such as Man vs Wild might suggest. Indeed, the only lion I see strolls casually past us as we watch from the vehicle, and almost falls asleep ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Hemingway hotels American writer Ernest Hemingway (pictured above, with actress Lauren Bacall, in Spain in the late 1950s) spent many a year adding his name to the visitors' books of European hotels, many of which still trade on the Hemingway-slept-here claim. When British travel show host Michael Palin checked into Madrid's Hotel Suecia in the late 90s, ...

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    Arabian heights: a journey through the kingdom of Jordan

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm

    ... jettisoned spouse will fare in Bedouin society but play safe by changing the subject to a local hero, Lawrence of Arabia. The charismatic British officer famously led an Arab revolt against ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... killing fields are expected to flock from all over the world to pay their respects, and there's no shortage of tour companies offering them their services. British websites where tours can ...




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