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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Abu Camp, Botswana

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Martin Williams Abu Camp, Botswana Let me guess, Abu's the name of the founder, right? Almost. Abu was a bull elephant, born in the wild in South Africa. He was orphaned during a cull and shipped to a wildlife park in Texas, in the United States, before being brought to Botswana, along with fellow elephants Cathy and Benny, to appear in the 1989 movie ...

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    Giant strides: elephant eco-tours in Botswana

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

    ... Martin Williams High-end tourism is vital to the conservation of elephants and other wildlife in Botswana, finds Martin Williams, as he sets off on a unique safari Coming up trumps It's a scintillating morning in north Botswana, and I'm privileged to be standing within touching distance of an African savannah elephant that seems as big as a Hong Kong minibus. ...

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    In Japan, viewing the colours of maple leaves in autumn is a cultural obsession

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by STEVE JOHN POWELL

    ... to the temple: larger-than-life bodhisattvas, many-armed, elephant-headed Buddhas, cute red-hatted jizo. In autumn, 500 maples cast a glow over the forest, filtering the sunlight like stained glass ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm

    ... Adam Nebbs Trunk call The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament (below) moves from Hua Hin to Bangkok this year, bringing it within easier reach of foreign visitors. The event, which ... The organisers claim that the elephants’ welfare is paramount, “with strict rules in place to ensure that the pachyderms are well cared for at all times”, and proceeds go towards their well-being. Still, ...

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    Hot spots: Zoofari Lodge, Dubbo

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:37am by Stephen Lacey

    ... the early morning tour is a must. And the rich aroma of an elephant's dwelling will certainly wake you up. After that, you're shuffled off to the lemur island before heading back ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... as the headquarters of the German armed forces, or Wehrmacht, during the Nazi Occupation. Elephant in the room aside, The Peninsula Paris looks pretty impressive and, from the outside, not dissimilar ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Lazy days in Laos: five authentic experiences in Luang Prabang

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm by DYLAN GOLDBY

    ... the heat than dropping yourself into the cool, beautiful limestone waters of the various basins between the falls? Another option is the Tad Sae waterfalls, where you can ride an elephant through the shallow waters. The elephants are loved and respected by their mahout, who will instruct them to give you a shower — a novel way to take the edge off the heat. Both of these are a short trip out ...

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    Conservation starters: Cape Town

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Martin Williams

    ... the narrow coast road while, close by, an antelope rests on a grassy patch. But there's no sign of the Cape zebras, which have, sadly, become rare. Lions and elephants are among the mammals ...

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    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... 3-D feature film, Bwana Devil, was partly filmed there, in 1952. The following year, John Ford’s Mogambo continued an exotic safari-suit-and-elephant-gun genre that would endure through ...

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    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

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

    ... This is a special place: the place where we all came from. Here, in the 1970s, two anthropologists were play-ing football with the dung of an elephant when they stumbled onto the Laetoli footprints, ... 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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