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  1. Inside track

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nowhere else do you have such geographical diversity from the Himalayas to the Gobi Desert.' William Mackay Four Seasons Hotel vice-president and general manager 'If the market remains ...

  2. As history is made 200km away, it's just another day in Jiuquan

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Visitors arrive excited, eager to witness history - locals get on with their lives History was in the making 200km away in the Gobi desert, but the day of the space launch was ordinary ... to the launch base, doing about 40 per cent of its business there. She has visited the base many times in the 1980s but says life in the desert is tough. 'The weather is flying sand and flying ...

  3. When in Roam

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a private helicopter to a settlement in a remote area of the Gobi Desert. There they are welcomed by a local family, who will be their host at the next door ger (Mongolian tent). While ...

  4. Relief in sight for walkers

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

    ... Kevin Sinclair Hiking recently down the glorious valley from Wu Kau Tong to Ngau Shi Wu, I met a bunch of teenagers. Fashionably dressed and carrying backpacks large enough to supply a months-long caravan trip across the Gobi Desert, they were standing about going nowhere. I stopped to chat. Soon three girls emerged from the undergrowth where they had been taking a toilet break. ...

  5. listening+

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... migrated to Xinjang, where was their previous homeland? a. The Takla Makan desert b. The Sahara desert c. The Gobi desert d. Siberia e. They did not migrate to Xinjiang Question 7 If the Uygurs ...

  6. Starship enterprise goes boldly in search of profit

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wonder, so sacred and mysterious, in my mind. I could not imagine they would one day come out of the Gobi Desert and be put together in a big city like Tianjin,' Mr Liu said. By 2011, ...

  7. Genghis rides again

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China to Eastern Europe. Although tempted, he felt it would have to be original or enormous. He decided to write about the Gobi Desert. In 1998, the research for Gobi: Tracking the Desert ...

  8. Perfect pitch

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and include all meals. A closer option lies in the heart of Mongolia's Gobi Desert. The Three Camel Lodge has utilised traditional Buddhist design and building techniques, combined with modern, ... a Jordanian adventure that follows in the footsteps of archaeologist-cum-soldier T.E. Lawrence and includes nights in Bedouin-style desert camps. Visit key historical sites, including the black basalt ...


    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... artist, Cai impresses many with the ambitious scale of his work and the wide range of materials used. From the Gobi Desert in China to a German military base and Venice's Grand Canal, ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Cretaceous periods in Mongolia's Gobi Desert and the sandstone buttes of New Mexico. In Cantonese (English shows Sat-Sun, 8.30pm). Narration in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese ...




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