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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    A moving experience

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... the following morning seems like a good idea. A vast breakfast is followed by a brisk trot, by a handful of passengers, through breathtaking mountain scenery to the historic settlement of Matjiesfontein ... Cape and the centre of the Cape Winelands. Like moving landscape paintings, views of fruit trees and vines backed by rugged mountains fill the windows. By now conditioned by Mart to Africa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1616130/moving-experience
  2. 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
  3. News - World - TRAVEL

    Swiss youth hostel gives budget travellers the spa treatment

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... place,"Emmerich said. "We have the mountain views and it is a quiet location. You have access to the sports and skiing in the mountains but also to calm." Prices for beds start at around 50 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598828/swiss-youth-hostel-gives-budget-travellers-spa-treatment
  4. 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
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    In Japan, viewing the colours of maple leaves in autumn is a cultural obsession

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by STEVE JOHN POWELL

    ... but buses run from Hiroshima Bus Centre, Platform 7. HIROSHIMA: MITAKI TEMPLE Can't get out to the mountains? Koyo can also be enjoyed in city parks, gardens and temples. Mitaki combines temple, forest and mountain in one visit, just two stops from Hiroshima Station. The temple, located near the summit of Mount Mitaki, dates from 809. Hundreds of statues adorn the path up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1605050/japan-viewing-colours-maple-leaves-autumn-cultural-obsession
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Natural selection

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Jeff Chu

    ... fear of falling off a mountain as we drive the harrowing road from Denver, the nearest major airport. Wealthy visitors may land their jets at Aspen's much-smaller airfield, but they miss ... prices to aptly mountainous levels. The neat grid of streets is lined by houses that don't look like they should cost many millions of US dollars, yet do. Lush landscaping offsets the tidy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1600223/natural-selection
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Georgia

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Tim Pile

    ... trade route, part invasion corridor, the Georgian Military Highway is a vertigo-inducing mountain road that connects Tbilisi with Russia. Overloaded minibuses, known locally as marshrutkas, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1593904/destination-georgia
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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