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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Land of the Huldufolk

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

    ... to ease the suffering caused by skin diseases. For some locals, the popular lava field spa has a magical energy of its own. Surveys suggest that half of all Icelanders believe in the existence ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Steeped in history: Wuyishan in Fujian

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

    ... from headaches to heart disease, Wuyishan oolong was one of the first Chinese teas exported to Europe in the 17th century. More than 800 strains have been cultivated here, but Da Hong Pao (Big ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The final frontier: Ha Giang, Vietnam

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am

    ... to kick at but their enthusiasm is contagious. Women wrapped in ethnic gear cheer us on from the roadside. We reluctantly leave the happy scene and, with a chorus of “byeeee”s ringing in our ears ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Walk this way: Hong Kong’s oldest neighbourhood, Tai Ping Shan, gets a makeover

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Text and photos: Christopher DeWolf Tai Ping Shan may be the oldest neighbourhood in the city, but after a facelift it looks younger than ever Tai Ping Shan FIRST SETTLED IN the 1840s, devastated by disease in the 1890s and a tight-knit working-class enclave for much of the 20th century, the area around Tai Ping Shan Street has recently become a magnet for independent shops, cafes ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

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

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

    ... (Bagou's full name, Bajiaogou, means "plantain ravine") passes a deserted occupational disease clinic, hospital and middle school, all of which, for now, can be explored freely. Back ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Beast of a mark

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by AYA LOWE

    ... with etchings into their skin. Inking was also carried out for protection against disease. Snakes were drawn to shield tribespeople from malaria and cholera, and their throats were tattooed as a cure ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Giovanna Dunmall

    ... wince (a urethral syringe designed to treat sexually transmitted diseases, for instance, and various saws for amputations), leather shoes and even the anti-boarding netting that kept enemies ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Adventurers find insurance not best policy

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Insurers also do not want to know about sexually transmitted diseases and problems arising from alcohol or drugs. Lost jewellery, mobile phones and computers are sometimes excluded. Losses from ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    In from the cold

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Pile

    ... appalling dimension to the suffering. How inhabitants already weakened by starvation and disease coped during the bitter winters is almost impossible to imagine. When the Germans eventually ...



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