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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Best Kept Secrets: Zen in a teacup

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Record, an ancient Zen Buddhist text. The menu includes a selected variety of teas and coffees (try the delicate Crystal Mountain coffee from Cuba). This month sees the arrival of new lunch, ...

  4. Magazines - Style

    Nature lovers eager to take on extreme safari

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by Lindsay Varty

    ... Damaraland, your parachute provides the perfect bird's-eye view of the vast, mountainous terrain and rolling grasslands below to spot the famous desert elephant and lion- a stunning view ... activity. Animal lovers and eco-tourists still have the opportunity to catch a guilt-free glimpse of the magnificent and endangered mountain gorilla before it's too late, by tracking them deep ...

  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

    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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    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 - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Food Review: Hong Kong's Mott 32 offers plenty of style with substance to match

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Susan Jung

    ... were rubbery. It's easy to see why the barbecued prime Iberico pork with yellow mountain honey (HK$295) is a signature dish. The meat — soft, tender and moist — was enhanced by the crusty ...

  10. 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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