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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Uttarakhand

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... Cameron Dueck Following in the footsteps of climbing legends reveals how little the mountains and valleys of Uttarakhand have changed in the past 75 years. Words and pictures by Cameron ... in Switzerland, the country is unspoiled by commercialism," wrote Frank S. Smythe, in his 1949 book The Valley of Flowers, which describes his expedition through this region. "There ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Rock climbers lured to the karsts of Getu village

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by JON BUTTERS

    ... Text and photos: Jon Butters The rocks of a remote river valley in Guizhou provide not only fabulous scenery, but also challenges that climbers are finding too tempting to resist Survival ... and beautiful landscapes to interact with. In 2011, outdoor equipment manufacturer Petzl held a festival in a small river valley in rural Guizhou to showcase what this diverse climbing area has ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Shaxi, Yunnan

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by CHRIS BARCLAY

    ... Hilton's mythical valley has shown little interest in rebranding itself- no doubt because its story is already so compelling. Shaxi is a sun-soaked valley high in the Himalayan foothills ... trade route and in the valley remains its last intact market town. Predating the Silk Road, the Tea Horse caravans carried Tibetans, who traded horses and animal furs for tea, salt ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Where to find Hong Kong's most impressive waterfalls

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:53pm by Martin Williams

    ... Farm and Botanic Garden is a less spectacular but more accessible waterfall in a neighbouring valley, beside the lovely Rainbow Pavilion. Silvermine Bay has two waterfalls, one that's simple to get to from Mui Wo on Lantau, the other hidden away in a valley above. Sheung Luk Stream, on the east Sai Kung Peninsula, has a series of falls that are favourites with stream trekkers. ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Dhensa Boutique Resort, Punakha

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by Simon Parry

    ... very comfortable, air-conditioned, chalet-style rooms with fine dining and all the usual spa services, in a setting overlooking the Punakha Valley, one of the lower-lying, greener and more ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Steep learning curve: cycling in Boyaca

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... worried about keeping up, but the group encompasses a wide range of abilities and I’m not the only one puffing.) The summit brings views of green mountain ranges and broad valleys – wonderful ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Lonely Planet- Central Asia, by Bradley Mayhew et al

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by AUDREY SZE

    ... of early traders along the ancient Silk Road or trekking, and horse-riding alongside local nomadic herders across the mountainous valleys of Karakol and Altyn Arashan in Kyrgyzstan. For those ... spending a night or more at a yurt-stay. Wake up to green valleys, river banks and snow-capped peaks at Kochkor in Kyrgyzstan, where you can go trekking and mountaineering or embark on horse-back ...

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    Privates on parade: Bhutan’s frisky deity

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Keith Mundy

    ... Keith Mundy Bhutan's Punakha Valley is dotted with references to the Divine Madman and his weapon of mass seduction. Words and pictures by Keith Mundy Privates on parade To discover a new hero is always a good thing; to find one in a remote Himalayan valley is even better. His spirit first touched me on a misty mountain pass at Dochula, the 3,140-metre crest where you stop ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Andrea Oschetti

    ... of the Great Rift Valley. Other men of the Hadza tribe listen attentively. They are smearing poison on arrows and tightening their bowstrings. A baboon is roasting on the fire. Shakwa leads the way ... wildlife as an uncertain surprise behind corners and not a deliverable of the tourism industry. I stand on a cliff of the rift valley looking out at the extreme environment of Lake Natron, the end ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The final frontier: Ha Giang, Vietnam

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am

    ... and the meandering Lo River, which snakes through the province’s endless valleys, is from the seat of your own motorbike.   WE START OUR TRIP in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, taking a seven-hour night bus ... in fresh country air, happy to be out of polluted Hanoi. The road climbs steadily to reveal mosscoloured valleys below. We pass colourfully dressed women marching up hills with bundles of wood ...




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