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    Hot spots: Tierra Patagonia, Chile

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Daniel Allen

    ... the hotel's interior is a marvel of organic design. Constructed almost entirely from wood, the airy main salon seamlessly unites a lounge area and circular fireplace with a bar and dining space. ...

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    Sleeping beauty: lazy ‘Burmese days’ in Mawlamyine

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

    ... construction, too. A simple cemetery sits by the side of the main Mawlamyine-Thanbyuzayat road. It contains almost 4,000 graves, marked by headstones with often unbearably poignant messages from ...

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    Hot spots: Terminal 2, Mumbai Airport

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... on steel frameworks that evoke a thousand dancing peacocks. Enough granite to cover 28 soccer pitches was used in its construction and the terminal has 188 check-in counters, 52 boarding bridges ...

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    Destination: the "green" beach towns of Uruguay

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:40pm by GDN

    ... constructed every day, along with plush apartments for wealthier visitors. One of these has half-obscured the sea view that Nestor Ventre, known locally as Cacho, used to enjoy. "Stupid building," he mutters as we watch the sunset from his living room. "But it's still paradise." Cacho, who rents his self-constructed wooden house to tourists in the summer, would appear ...

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    Blasts from the past: a steam-powered taste of old China

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by DAVID AKAST

    ... unadulterated and with a plausible claim to be the last in the world to still offer passenger services. Constructed in 1958, the narrow-gauge Jiayang Railway connects the towns of Bagou and Shixi, ...

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    Rolling in the isles: A spin around Antigua

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:57pm

    ... today were constructed between 1785 and 1794. Now used mainly by yachties – the place is a hive of activity during Antigua Sailing Week (the next of which will take place between April 26 ...

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    All aboard the Andean express

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm by Daniel Allen

    ... for many Ecuadoreans. "With much of the line out of order for so long, these people haven't seen many trains," explains onboard guide Maria Garces. Constructed in the late 19th ...

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    Survival of the finest: Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:27pm by Tim Pile

    ... a lodging legend. As construction gathered pace, industrialist and soon-to-be hotelier Jamsetji Tata embarked on an international buying spree, with money being no object. On his shopping list were ...

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    Hot spots: The Bruce Chalet, Lijiang

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:52pm by Sian Powell

    ... and again, eventually leaving his merchandising job in Hong Kong to move to Yunnan for good in 2009. Three years ago, after overseeing 12 months of construction work, the 36-year-old opened his ...

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    40 and fabulous: Sydney Opera House

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:06am by Stephen Lacey

    ... by an international star; in 1960, when the opera house was still a construction site, he bellowed out a stirring rendition of Ol' Man River to the labourers during a lunch break. Almost 50 million ...   Facts & figure Construction work started in 1959 and involved 10,000 workers. The highest roof shell, or sail. is 67 metres above sea level, equivalent to the top of a 22-storey building. ...




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