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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

    ... meaning "dazzling mountain", and, at 8,167 metres, it is the world's seventh highest. For the Hindu devotees, though, the mountains are just icing on the cake. They've come ... around. There are medieval villages, monasteries lodged on outcrops and, wherever you look, mountains. The people up here call themselves Himalayan- they practice Tibetan Buddhism, the women dress ...

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    Hot spots: Mending Wall, New South Wales

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Stephen Lacey

    ... of the same name. The three-bedroom house sits high on a plateau on Mount Irvine, looking east over the Blue Mountains National Park and the Cumberland Plain of the Sydney basin. Sounds very Hollywood ... butcher shop in Kurrajong on your way up to the mountains and grab some of its award-winning gourmet sausages (the san choy bau flavour was a big hit). Might I get bored? That won't happen. ...

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    Scene on Mount Everest a 'vanity fair', local teacher says

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the preserve of world-class mountaineers with the loftiest ambitions. Now it's a vanity project for those with the deepest pockets. Mount Everest has become crowded with social climbers who have little skill in mountaineering, and some who do not even like sport, according to Ada Tsang Yin-hung, a Hong Kong teacher whose expedition was cut short following a deadly avalanche in April. ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Steeped in history: Wuyishan in Fujian

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by LUCY GREWCOCK

    ... Text: Lucy Grewcock Wuyishan in Fujian province offers everything from demanding mountain hikes to serene rafting trips, and is home to some of the world’s most prized tea Covered in greenery, criss-crossed by clear streams, and home to a host of endemic species, the Wuyishan mountains rise out of Fujian province, forming a natural border with Jiangxi to the north. Of the 70 ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Steep learning curve: cycling in Boyaca

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... mountain stage attacks in last year’s Tour de France set the whole race ablaze and who this month won the Giro d’Italia. I wasn’t looking for an event, just a day’s riding. The best way, I decided, ... of an old mountain bike. He got strong!” The significance of Quintana’s emergence cannot be underestimated for Colombian cycling. His looks are pre-Hispanic and his manner is reserved yet confident, ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Beyond the casinos: Where to find the sights and sounds of old Macau

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Christopher Dewolf, Bernice Chan, DARREN WEE

    ... There are several hiking trails. The most child-friendly is the 2km Hac Sa Long Chao Kok Family Trail, which takes about 45 minutes and has great views of the mountains and sea. Evening De Wing recommends ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Panacea Retreat, Koh Samui

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Tim Pile

    ... are tailored to individual preferences. Senior villa manager Sunny Matklang can organise chauffeured island excursions or a round of golf at the photogenic Santiburi course. He can take you mountain ...

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    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... embosomed in the folds of mountains, dark green foliage contrasting with the sapphire sea. Citrus is big business here, from mikan tangerines, oranges and lemons to hybrid fruits unique ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Dhensa Boutique Resort, Punakha

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

    ... over rough and scary mountain roads and, hey presto, you're here- at the Dhensa resort in Punakha, the country's one-time capital. So not the best place for a quick weekend break ... in the mountains. You can go rafting or ferreting around the markets in Punakha for herbs and spices. The emphasis is very much on getting away from it all, or, as the Dhensa salesmen put it, "reviving ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 Hours in... Kep, Cambodia

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... mountains, and centuries of erosion has led to the roof of the caves collapsing, creating a small lake that makes a stunning swimming spot. Next on the itinerary is Samanthi Pagoda, which, according ...




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