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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Revamped museum will shift focus to local works

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:04pm by Enid Tsui

    ... opens. Tam dismisses fears that Hong Kong will become a cultural desert, as far as visual art is concerned, for a lengthy period at a time when Singapore and other Asian cities are fighting ...

  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 - 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) ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Past lives haunt Beijinger in intriguing novel

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:11pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... struggling through the Gobi Desert to escape the Mongol invasion, to the Ming dynasty where Wang is a concubine plotting the murder of a sadistic emperor all the way through to their lives as Red ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: banned for four years, No Man's Land depicts crime in the mainland

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm by Andrew Sun

    ... the defendant off, and presumes the poacher will owe him big time. But there is little honour among thieves in the lawless dusty frontier towns of northwest China. Trying to drive home across the Gobi desert — in his client's snazzy red car, which he took as partial payment — the unscrupulous attorney runs into more than his fair share of hick crazies and amoral villains. "Extortion? ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - WE RUN HK: WEEK 4

    We Run HK: Adam Crawford

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 11:23am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... the Gobi Desert. What attracted me was the reduction of my life to a 9kg backpack and 250 kilometres of running in a week across a part of China I would not normally see. The race opened the door ... Crawford has competed in many multi-day desert runs, mountain ultramarathons and a couple of road marathons. But the 47-year-old banker doesn't consider himself a runner. When your passions ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Marathon running is becoming popular on the mainland

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:50am by Jeanette Wang

    ... the region's unique culture and geography draw him back. "You have amazing deserts, snow-capped mountains, rivers, and more," says LaHaie, who won the 2009 Gobi March, a 250 kilometre stage race held in the Gobi Desert in Xinjiang. "The culture combined with the landscape can be unmatched at times- the air pollution is another story." Indeed, air quality is a hot issue ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, June 9, 2013

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, AFP

    ... rocket have already been moved to a launch area at a remote site in the Gobi desert. Xinhua   Archimedes the star of Rome exhibition One of the leading scientists in classical antiquity, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    High and mighty: Colorado

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Rob McGovern

    ... was filmed. Ridgway, like every other town in the state, it seems, has a brewery (Colorado Boy) and a distillery (Trail Town Still), which produces a delicious black pepper vodka and "desert ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... bother to look; I even search through rubbish dumps fung wing-kuen  Fung has also rummaged through flea markets and deserted housing blocks in his hunt for old treasures. He found so much ... of urban redevelopment sweeping the city, Fung says there's never a shortage of oddities to pick up. But it's not as easy as it was. "In the past, people were free to enter deserted ...




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