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  1. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Seeking the Cave, by James Lenfestey

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Seeking the Cave: A Pilgrimage to Cold Mountain by James Lenfestey Milkweed Editions 3.5 stars David Wilson Cold Mountain Cave may sound like a mythical staple of Chinese literature, but it exists, says poet and essayist James Lenfestey. Better yet, the cave once housed Lenfestey's idol: Tang dynasty bard Han Shan (which literally means Cold Mountain), who wrote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1592319/book-review-seeking-cave-james-lenfestey
  2. 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 ... the bend, but guides for the mind and the eye as I follow in the footsteps of mountaineering icons. "Mountaineering in the Garhwal and Kumaon Himalayas more nearly resembles mountaineering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1583784/destination-uttarakhand
  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Rock climbers lured to the karsts of Getu village

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

    ... mountains and rural life — scenes largely associated with the area surrounding Guilin, Guangxi, and well-known tourist destinations such as Yangshuo. But the limestone towers extend far out ... and the mist is still circling the base of the mountains when we arrive. As I look up the wall from the ground, feelings of apprehension wash through me. But this soon leaves as I climb and the land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1589278/rock-climbers-lured-karsts-getu-village
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Alancha, Alacati

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Leisa Tyler

    ... forests, tart cheeses made from the milk of hardy mountain goats, nutty olive oils from 1,000-year-old trees and an abundance of fish from the cobalt-blue Aegean Sea. Even the wines are local; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1583786/hot-spots-alancha-alacati
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... "Cape Town to Kimberley"; "Argentina's La Trochita"; and "Cumbres & Toltec Railroad in the Rocky Mountains". Great Railways of the World, published by Harper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1583789/travellers-checks
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Shaxi, Yunnan

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

    ... of northwest Yunnan whose welcoming Bai people, like those in Hilton's Lost Horizon, work verdant fields until the end of their long lives. Surrounded by mountains halfway between the tourist ... of the surrounding mountains, who bring exotic mushrooms, wild rhododendron honey and meat. The cobblestone footpaths, rammed earth courtyard houses and emerald fields give Shaxi a bucolic charm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581087/destination-shaxi-yunnan
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... of incense to those who have come to pray at the tomb of the general, who led his troops over the mountains into Thailand in the late 1960s, via Myanmar, after refusing to surrender to the communist ... to crush the communist guerrillas in the mountains of northern Thailand. At the time, Mae Salong was little more than a thickly forested hillside. As the impoverished Chinese slowly created ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573385/home-93rd-mae-salong
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The joy of flex: a yoga retreat in Dharamsala

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:12am by EKATERINA ZHILINA

    ... Dharamsala, at the foot of the mighty mountain range with many peaks of over 7,000 metres. The reason for my visit? A focused week of chanting, meditation and yoga. I've enjoyed the exercise side ... to November is pleasant for sightseeing and long walks, and the late-summer rainfall has usually stopped. Winters in northern India are freezing, but if you enjoy the cold and snow-white mountains ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1572729/joy-flex-yoga-retreat-dharamsala
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... mountain of Kawa Karpo. Described as "an amazing journey through ancient moss-laced forests, remote Tibetan villages, alpine meadows and panoramic mountain passes strewn with prayer flags ... accommodation with breakfast and a choice of one dinner or spa treatment for two. Rates at the more upmarket Alila Villa Soori (above) start from HK$10,270 for a Mountain Pool Villa with a similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1567574/travellers-checks
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    High and mighty: Colorado

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Rob McGovern

    ... Rob McGovern Coloradans make some pretty tall claims when it comes to their mountain peaks but a jaunt around this picturesque state proves they are spot on, writes Rob McGovern High ... the healthiest folk in the union. They are also strangely obsessed with elevation. The state's many small mountain towns all have signs informing visitors of their altitude and population- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1562531/high-and-mighty-colorado

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