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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Geocaching is a treasure hunt which brings families together

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... is that it is both local and global. In the search for a cache, players venture into rarely visited neighbourhoods, scale mountains and explore Hong Kong's lesser-known country parks. At the same time, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Charting the human story through how we drew our maps

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... just be made out at the top of the globe- was placed at the centre of an encircling ring of ocean. Mountains, marshes and the river Euphrates- all were represented. The focus of the map, ... manages the reality it tries to show." It is the truth of this observation that enables him to trace, in the way that rivers, mountains and seas have been drawn in various cultures ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Sidebar: five Asian adventures for the bucket list

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Walk the Mountain Torq via ferrata in Sabah, Malaysia The name via ferrata comes from the Italian for "iron road". It's a trail made up of iron rungs, footholds, cables and rails along a mountain face. Mount Kinabalu is home to the world's highest, which starts at the Panar Laban rock face (about 3,400 metres) and reaches ...

  4. Sport

    No turning back

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... No turning back Hong Kong's Chan Chun-hing swerves as he makes a turn in the men's mountain bike race yesterday. He completed his Olympic dream by finishing a respectable 38th. ... as the 2014 Asian Games is my target. Then I'll see what will happen. I'll probably be a coach so I can help nurture Hong Kong mountain bikers." Only 40 of the 50 riders finished ...

  5. News - China

    German pianist Stefan Aaron plays composition on Great Wall in Beijing

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Musical journey German pianist Stefan Aaron plays his orange piano yesterday on the Great Wall in Beijing. Before his performance in China, Aaron played his piano at 4,206 metres on the peak of the Alphubel mountain in Switzerland. In these unusual places, he performs different new songs tailored to the locations, according to local reports. Photo: Reuters ...



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