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  1. Varun Sharma

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... photographer with me; my memories are very well documented. Given US$100,000 to travel, how would you spend it? Easy- anything where I can interact with animals. I love safaris in South Africa ... in a three-star hotel on Broadway. Why? So that people at the airports give them respect. Madness. Less than a four-hour flight, it's always economy for me. A new destination is a new chapter in my ...

  2. Mandela's Way

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Mandela's Way by Richard Stengel Virgin Books HK$148 Richard Stengel's book on Nelson Mandela falls into the self-help category. But although Mandela's Way: 15 Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage seeks to inspire readers by making an example of the former South African president, Stengel cautions against seeing him as a black Santa Claus ...


    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... this question is perfectly timed. My strategy for sticking to it is simple: if he loses, he pays me HK$10,000. If I lose, I pay him for a trip to go on a safari in South Africa with his wife. Now ... Year's Eve 2005, I hope to be able to say: 'Mark, thanks for the 10 grand. Have you booked your own ticket to South Africa?' ...

  4. Africa, continent of light and bounty

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... too. One example is the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa, which has unique vegetation and lots of wildlife. Also, because the Cape of Good Hope lies between two major ocean currents, it means ... Many people call Africa the 'dark continent'. Although I am not from Africa, and have never been there, I think this is doing an injustice to Africa. Africa is a continent like ...

  5. Wild at Heart

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fly in and camp for 10 days.' THRILL FACTOR 'I went shark diving in South Africa. The scariest part is the water- you're waiting in a cage with four other people in freezing ... on an eight-day trek to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak. 'It's not particularly difficult in terms of technical ability, but it's challenging on a personal level,' ...

  6. Princess with a passage to africa

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter For Simon Fish, transporting his cat Princess from Hong Kong to South Africa recently was a costly exercise made harder by a new two-week quarantine enforced on pets from Hong Kong because of bird flu fears. The $10,000 transportation charge was added to by the cost of permits, vet bills and travel cages. 'It's a lot easier to move a person,' says ...

  7. De Beers' opening brings out the sparkle in city's social set

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen It is said that diamonds are a girl's best friend, so it was no surprise to see plenty of young women at the opening of the De Beers Diamond Jewellers store in Kowloon's Elements mall. The special guests at last Thursday's openi ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... by gun threat As any South China yachtsman knows, pirates are a part of life at sea. Although the Somalians are getting all the press these days, there have been pirates in the Strait of Malacca, ... and the will to defend yourself, they rapidly sheer off and disappear over the horizon. I submit the commercial carriers will find the same thing off the Horn of Africa. Once the Somalians find they are being ...

  9. An all-action sports lover and talented journalist

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in South Africa and Hong Kong as a talented editor. Born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in 1953, Anthony Thurlow Allison matriculated from Maritzburg College in 1971 before going ... were quickly noticed and he was tasked with a total redesign of the sports section, winning much acclaim. In 1980, he landed a post on one of South Africa's major newspapers, ...

  10. e-pal

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Name: Esther Moiloa Age: 14 Country/City: South Africa, Johannesburg School name: Redhill High School Star sign: Leo I am a shy and kind girl who lives in Johannesburg, the most populous city in South Africa. My idol is former South African president Nelson Mandela, because he's very courageous. Without him, South Africa wouldn't be what it is today- everyone ...




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