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  1. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by WALTER CHEUNG

    ... Walter Cheung healthpost@scmp.com Into thin air The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon is held annually on May 29 to commemorate the first successful ascent of the world's highest mountain by New Zealand explorer Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenz ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - WORLD RENOWNED

    The respect for artists is higher in China, says Liu Kuo-sung, pioneer of Chinese modern art

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:41am by Tracey Furniss

    ... of art he prefers, he says it's the period right now. Liu has been inspired by the snowy mountains of Tibet and the Himalayas. "Places like the Himalayas and Tibet touch me," he ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - TRAIL RUNNING

    Peak condition

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline healthpost@scmp.com Nepal's mountainous terrain offers stunning and challenging race options for runners, writes Rachel Jacqueline Peak condition Nestled into the foothills of the Himalayas, Nepal is a magnet for trekkers and a launch pad to scale the world's highest mountains. But as the ultra-running fad gains momentum, Nepal has become a proving ...

  4. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - MENUS

    Aqua Armani creates a menu based on rare salt varieties

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:10am by Andrew Dembina

    ... an international selection of eight salts has been on the menu since 2005. All selected are high in minerals and low in sodium. Salts from Peru, the Himalayas, Margaret River, Hawaii, Cyprus and Sicily ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Artist's fascination with text writ large

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by David Frazier

    ... Chinese characters and their pictographic origins. Two decades later, in Landscript, a series of landscape paintings begun in the Himalayas in 1999, he makes the connection overt. After graduating ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: The Dharma Expedient, by Neville Sarony

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... tourist-expedition business in Nepal to a corrupt, xenophobic government, but is hired by a Thai professor for a trip into the Himalayas- only to realise, too late, that the expedition and its participants ... of the Himalayas without a properly scaled map, leaving them unable to place the culture and beauty he describes so lyrically. He forgets Nepal is unexplored territory to many people, and overlooks ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BIOGRAPHY

    Book: Shipton and Tilman, by Jim Perrin

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... passes and peaks in the Himalayas and the Karakorams. Shipton and Tilman serves up great chunks of letter and diary like pemmican. When Tilman reached the top of Nanda Devi in 1936 with Noel ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Chinese market won’t change Hollywood film plots, says director

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 10:39am by AP

    ... said. “Perhaps the very first idea I had about 2012 was this image that water comes over the Himalayas. For me that was something so strong that I thought the whole movie has to be based ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - GEOLOGY

    Asia's lost continent, known as 'OK', shaped ancient China, scientist claims

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to the [impact of the] Indian plate on western China today. [The Indian plate] created mountain ranges like the Himalayas and deserts like those in Xinjiang. How dinosaurs could survive or thrive ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: Wong Ho Fai

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... A self-taught photographer, he did his rookie gig in Nepal in 2009, for the 10-day Yak Attack mountain bike stage race that cuts across the Himalayas. Over the next couple of years, he travelled ...




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