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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

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

    ... devotees from Kathmandu and India ply the route from Jomsom (the district's capital) up to the border with China. An hour-and-a-half later and we are in Muktinath- or, more accurately, ... in Tibetan clothing (wrap-around chubas and striped aprons) and they speak a language close to Tibetan. A Free Tibet flag flaps from the spire of a guesthouse. From here it's half a day's ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Taiwan's Hsinchu offers a tranquil respite just an hour from Taipei

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by Ralph Jennings

    ... km-long city wall which was commissioned in 1826 has 24 columns and a double-eave red-tiled roof.   Glass half full This residence built in 1936 for Japanese royalty now houses the Hsinchu ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    School of cool: study Italy's most famous dessert at Carpigiani Gelato University

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Gary Jones

    ... Italians make up half of that total, and other Europeans another 30 per cent, interest from Asia and South America is on the rise. Though my lessons are conducted in English, courses are also held ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

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

    ... (and half price for those aged from six to 12), and a welcome pack for children. For more on this and other holiday packages, visit www.comohotels.com. Deal of the week The Cameron Highlands, ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Survival guide: Cycle touring

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Phillippa Stewart

    ... wrong when your other half is willingly putting his hands down his pants in public. In our case it's at the top of a snowy 4,800-metre mountain on the Sichuan-Tibet border, freezing cold ... you need to cycle half way around the world." However, we were more organised than we looked. Get the big stuff sorted and then you can relax and enjoy the ride. Get vaccinated. You ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Steep learning curve: cycling in Boyaca

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... cycling country. The roads seem good, too. Eventually, we drop down into the ancient colonial town of Villa de Leyva, where we get half a mile of wicked cobbles before the entire peloton stops ... want half a kilo of lead flying randomly across a crowded barn. That, however, is exactly what happens. The weight, now resembling a missile, whizzes off at a 45-degree angle, smacks ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Northern and Western Europe and the Mediterranean aboard the Crystal Symphony (below) and Crystal Serenity this summer a series of full- and half-day bicycle tours. Designed to provide "new, ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Weird and wacky: the hidden wonders of Tokyo nightlife

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... accommodate at most half a dozen people. These venues exude charm and make you feel like you are in your own private bar. Some of the best are in Nonbei Yokocho — literally "drunk alley" ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Soul searching: Prague

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Paul Letters

    ... make for an arresting sight. Half a kilometre away, the new village of Lidice hosts a gallery that commemorates the child victims of war through annual exhibitions of artwork by school pupils ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Walk this way: Hong Kong’s oldest neighbourhood, Tai Ping Shan, gets a makeover

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... the release of Echoes of the Rainbow, which was filmed on the adjacent Wing Lee Street, put a halt to the project. A year and a half ago, Josh and his twin brother Caleb opened Common Ground, a cosy ...




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