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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

    ... feel and there are beautifully painted walls and ceilings, and antiques throughout. The hotel has a pool, spa and temple and is walking distance from the town.  mandawahotels.com • Desert Resort Mandawa is a series of luxury huts built in the form of a Rajasthani desert village. It is a five-minute drive from the town. The Mandawa stables next door offer horse rides. Tel: (+91) ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Walking Home From Mongolia, by Rob Lilwall

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Guy Haydon

    ... Mongolia's Gobi Desert town of Sainshand to Lilwall's Mui Wo home; it came seven years after his first journey, a 50,000km solo cycle ride lasting more than three years that finished in London, ... with wanderlust before- literally- dreaming up the idea. Unfortunately, his narrative contains few thrills, and too much repetition. Once he and McCarron leave the desert it feels forced and grows ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... at an impressive 90 degrees. He is a kheni, or eater of ghosts, and he protects the village. In contrast to the surrounding desert of rock, the village's farmland is neatly terraced and irrigated ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... a better look at inhabited islands; desert islands; islands that are no more than a rock with a tufty pine tree clinging to it. And all the while trawlers, tugs and speedboats put-put to and fro. ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The calm after the storm: Ypres, Belgium

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... with trench warfare for more than a few minutes. Apart from the actual battlefields, there’s time to visit the area’s museums and examine the site where deserters were shot by firing squad, which ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong's tiny Ping Chau offers a rugged island getaway without the tourists

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Martin Williams

    ... been abandoned, and are in various stages of ruin. It's fascinating to explore the old hamlets. You can find some deserted places by walking the short trails into the island's ... far away on the western horizon. STROLL THROUGH THE GLADES Though woodland is taking over the island's old fields, with some trees even sprouting from the walls of deserted buildings, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Double feature: Venice and Ljubljana

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm

    ... Bridge and St Mark’s Square are virtually deserted. Europe’s budget airlines have created a surge in twocentre holidays. The days when a single ticket cost almost as much as a return have long ...

  8. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Denise Tsang

    ... conducts tours to places that mainland travellers rarely see, such as recent sorties to the Alps and the Sahara Desert. "The earth has run out of destinations for me," he said. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Arabian heights: a journey through the kingdom of Jordan

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm

    ... feels older than time. The expanse of desert is so inhospitable that, for centuries, only the hardiest of nomadic Bedouins were able to survive in the harsh environment. Times have changed, ... the Ottoman Empire from Wadi Rum during the first world war. His description of the otherworldly desert formations and empty landscape as “vast, echoing and God-like” is as accurate today ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Bach of the day

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by ED PETERS

    ... and one Chinese takeaway. Waipu- founded by tough Caledonian immigrants in the 19th century and 15 minutes' drive away- ticks all the boxes and, strolling along the nigh deserted main (only) ...




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