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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Diamond in the dust: a tour of India's desert museum

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by AMBIKA BEHAL

    ... Text: Ambika Behal The brightly decorated fort town of Mandawa in India's Rajasthan state has been delighting visitors for centuries Diamond in the dust As we turn our heads to admire the intricately painted detailing of puppet-maker Ganesh Joshi's home, he proudly pronouces: "The paintwork is 150 years old. It has never been repainted. We just clean it with water every year ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 Hours in... Kep, Cambodia

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... to becoming a stylish weekend destination. DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH Seven years ago, Kreis set up Kep Lodge, a boutique eco-retreat nestled at the base of the national park's dense jungle. "It ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: The Koh-I Nor, Val Thorens

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by Alf Anderson

    ... Alf Alderson Alf Alderson The Koh-I Nor, Val Thorens What is it? The newest five-star hotel in the Three Valleys area of the French Alps. It is named after the 105.6-carat diamond set in Britain's Queen Elizabeth's crown. " Koh-i-nor " is Persian for "mountain of light" and the hotel's architecture plays on this theme, featuring large glass facades ...

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    Giant strides: elephant eco-tours in Botswana

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

    ... the second-highest revenue earner for Botswana, after diamonds. "The tourism industry has changed my life; it's made me who I am right now," guide Ndebo Tongwane says. Born in a farming area, ...

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    Hot Spots: Altira Macau

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:27pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... a matching massage oil, which is worked into every knot in your muscles while you lie on a heated bed. The signature treatment employs a diamond scrub and a skin ointment made with 25-carat gold. ...

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    40 and fabulous: Sydney Opera House

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

    ... that took a decade to build and two years to tune, to the giant diamond ring Sammy Davis Jnr once left sparkling on his piano following a performance. "I love this building, it's so ...

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    Beast of a mark

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

    ... for goiter. Kalinga designs are simple. Natural objects and creatures such as trees, centipedes and snakes, and geometric designs such as diamonds and squares take on symbolic meanings depending ...

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    Pearl of the south

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am

    ... dynasty, when he moved here from nearby Golconda Fort – home to the fabulous Koh-i-Noor diamond. Legend has it that the city’s name came from a love story, involving King Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah ...

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    Hot spots: The Darling, Sydney

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... requests. W hat's the design like? The gleaming lobby certainly makes a statement. A sculpture of a gliding swallow carrying two diamond-shaped cherries in its beak hangs over the entrance. ...

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    Life on the edge

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by MATTHEW LINK

    ... mountain face after just one or two runs. Expert skiers can opt for a heli-tour for black diamond slopes. The retreat: Canadian Mountain Holidays operates 11 guest lodges in the deep wilderness, ...




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