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  1. Magazines - 48hrs

    Best kept secret: Lantau Base Camp

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:12am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... mountain biking and water sports. Founded in 2012 by veteran trail enthusiast Jeremy Ritcey, the store has since been entrusted to passionate runner, Martijn Doekes, and is managed by equally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1572088/best-kept-secret-lantau-base-camp
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by MARK LYNZ

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters My love affair with bikes began when I was only knee-high to a grasshopper. As a child, I would build ramps from which to jump over ditches on my Raleigh Chopper. It didn't always end well. I bashed my balls on that damn machine many times, but it never took away the thrill of messing around on a bike. Then came BMXs, racers and mountain bikes, and now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1576789/channel-hop
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FITNESS AND BEAUTY

    True grit: a beginner's guide to mountain biking in HK

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... better by taking it off-road. Not only does mountain biking give you more of a full-body workout, riders say it's also safer than riding on the street. With all the country parks in Hong ... in the city," says Steve Coward, who offers mountain bike lessons and tours through his company, Crosscountry HK. "There's fantastic terrain and many mountains," he adds. "You can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1291365/true-grit-beginners-guide-mountain-biking-hk
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Land of the Huldufolk

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Tim Pile

    ... a well-maintained artery that encircles the island. For those without mountaineering equipment, an off-road vehicle or a love of cold-weather camping, the 1,332km loop offers an accessible introduction ... the cascades at Seljalandsfoss and hike above them at Skogafoss. Some have wonderful-sounding names like Gluggafoss; others have glistening bridal veils that tumble down mountains, soaking anyone who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1577578/land-huldufolk
  8. 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
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm

    ... Calcutta’s Sudder Street and Kathmandu’s Thamel district. With limestone mountains, cave tours, rafting on the Li River, cormorant fishing trips and easy cycling around the surrounding countryside, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578393/travellers-checks
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Quenching the thirst of China’s Yao minority

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm

    ... to get down from the mountains.” Yang runs a grass-roots initiative, Yaozhai Xiwang, that helps ethnic Yao villagers build water cisterns, large round tanks that collect and store rain water. He ... leave if somebody else could do what I do; if someone other than me could help the Yao people.” GUANGXI IS A LAND of camel-hump karst mountains, vast underground cave networks and meandering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1563278/taking-rains

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