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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Hot springs and heavenly hikes in Japan's Kumano region

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 10:41pm by Daniel Allen

    ... THERE'S SOMETHING about hiking an ancient pilgrimage route that makes physical discomfort a little easier to bear. Perhaps it's the knowledge that a deity somewhere may reward you for your pains further down the line. At any rate, my first glimpse of the Ryokan Adumaya in the Japanese village of Yunomine is a sight for sore eyes, not to mention sore feet. My first day of hiking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1339816/hot-springs-and-heavenly-hikes-japans-kumano-region
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    If I only had … designer Jennifer Mak wants to unwind on the Dragon’s Back

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... of solitary hiking would help me recharge. After officially launching my brand with Saks Fifth Avenue, I need to think through where I want to take it in the next five to 10 years and my head would be clearer on a hike. Jennifer Mak, designer         ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1462448/if-i-only-had-designer-jennifer-mak-wants-unwind-dragons-back
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    Pangulasian Island offers luxury with an eco edge

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:35pm by Amy Russell

    ... beachside infinity pool. There are also the 45 islands of El Nido, with their lagoons and caves, to explore. If you're a landlubber, you can take an easy, guided hike to the island's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1432683/pangulasian-island-offers-luxury-eco-edge
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    The joys of spring: a different view of Japan’s cherry blossom

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:35pm by STEVE JOHN POWELL

    ... on the mountain. For a short hike, head for the temple and follow the trail through the ancient creaking cedars and giant boulders. Notice the dozens of statues of tiny Jizo, a deity revered ... and feels spacious even when it’s crowded. Facilities here include bike and canoe rentals, a miniature railway, and hiking trails. You’ll also find some lovely old sights, such as the Itsukushima ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1432682/joys-spring-different-view-japans-cherry-blossom
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    A coast of many colours: a guide to four of Sai Kung’s finest walks

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by Martin Williams

    ... colours SAI KUNG EAST Country Park protects some of the finest scenery in Hong Kong. Spend a day here, and you might forget the pressures of work, whether you're hiking, swimming, surfing, ... to return to the stream mouth. Then, you could hike up the winding path to the north, leaving Sai Wan behind. After cresting the ridge, the path drops down towards the northern bays of Tai Long Wan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1368769/coast-many-colours-guide-four-sai-kungs-finest-walks
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    Discover relics of war in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by Martin Williams

    ... and Shaftesbury Avenue. There's more of the redoubt away from the trail, but you may prefer to hike and enjoy the scenery, perhaps towards Lion Rock, where there are more remnants of the Gin Drinkers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1427918/discover-relics-war-hong-kong
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    Tackling Malaysia's highest peak

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Phillippa Stewart

    ... thing it is this: there is always somebody better than you. A few hours into day one of the twoday hike, I sit surveying a giant pitcher plant in the Unesco heritage site Kinabalu Park, tucking ... The hike is touted as tourist-friendly, and naturallooking steps have been built, as have several rest huts with functioning toilets. It’s only 8.7 kilometres from the start, but it’s the gradient ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1298923/tackling-malaysias-highest-peak
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    10 things to do in Langkawi

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 10:51pm by NICHOLAS YONG

    ... but be warned; reaching the top will require a considerable hike up a 45-degree slope. Along the way, you will probably spot a macaque monkey or a giant squirrel or two.   Visit the pasar malam (night ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1402367/10-things-do-langkawi
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    Shrines of the times

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Graeme Green

    ... the next morning. As we hike I can feel the effects of the altitude in my legs and lungs. Cencho whistles as we walk, and chides any horse who strays from the path. For several hours we climb ... monastery is built into the mountainside. Monks spend years living up here, many in isolation, meditating and hoping to reach enlightenment. The hike was worth the effort. It feels very special up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1329511/shrines-times
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    Escape the holiday crush with our guide to last-minute destinations

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI, Adam Wright, NICK TAYLOR, Amy Russell, CHARLEY LA

    ... park perfect for hiking. By night the charming main street transforms into a full on night market with hundreds of food stalls and tiny themed bars. How? Direct flights are easily available ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1368775/escape-holiday-crush-our-guide-last-minute-destinations

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