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  1. Sir Chris Bonington

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Himalayas is my favourite place. It's a combination of the whole thing- the mountains, the culture and the people. Everything about them I find captivating- especially in Nepal, where the people are so intrepid. These days I don't make huge expeditions. It's usually just a bunch of friends; we go to the Indian Himalayas or Nepal. We'll go for small peaks- maybe ...

  2. Weekend warriors to scale 'IFC Everest'

    Posted Feb 10th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Now, another set of weekend warriors wants to tell us about their hardcore antics. Starting at midnight, the head of physical and first-aid training for the Hong Kong Police, Mark Sharp (right), and teacher Graeme Deuchars (below) will att ...

  3. Fragile and in need of protection

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Laurence Brahm When the long-anticipated train service to Lhasa begins on Saturday, it will affect the entire Himalayan region, not only Tibet. So, Beijing must recognise that this area possesses a vast and important resource- its unique topography and cu ...

  4. The Inheritance of Loss

    Posted Oct 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the blurry Indian part of the Himalayas, and the humiliations meted out by Nepalese revolutionaries, and New York, where humiliation of a different kind is the lot of illegal restaurant workers. ... of the humiliated whose pasts were mandated by history. The Himalayas are vivid, the onset of the monsoon superb, and her exploration of the rat-infested Manhattan slums inhabited by the illegal immigrants ...

  5. Honey and Dust- Travels in Search of Sweetness

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... of wild honey in far-flung places. His journey takes him to Lebanon, Syria, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. In the Himalayas, his quest is not without risk as he climbs to watch the dismantling ...

  6. Heritage effort applauded

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Political instability in Nepal has tended to keep the tourists away in recent years. Still, the country continues to attract those with an adventurous spirit. Visitors to the capital, Kathmandu, can enjoy spectacular scenery, which includes the Himalayas, and learn about Nepal's rich cultural heritage. Dwarika's Hotel represents a serious effort to preserve ...

  7. Carl Ng stretches his acting wings

    Posted Oct 16th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... an adventure trek through the Himalayas to raise money for a children's charity in December and he's seeking sponsors now. If you can help, e-mail him at nepaltrekchallenge@gmail.com. ...

  8. Honey and Dust- Travels in Search of Sweetness

    Posted Aug 20th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... In the Himalayas, his quest is not without risk as he climbs to watch the dismantling of huge honeycombs built under mountain cliffs by wild and angry Apis laboriosa. ''Go with care, Mr ...

  9. The Alchemy of Desire

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... with each other. The protagonist, also the narrator, is a wordsmith striving to craft a novel. When he and his wife move to a remote home in the Himalayas to enjoy their lives more fully, ...

  10. Beyond Vietnam Embracing China

    Posted Nov 09th 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... influenced by a trip to Tibet between 1987 and 1988. 'Her creations are sacred, mystical and surrealist,' says Hui. 'Like prayers that echo amid the Himalayas.' Chi is very much ...




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