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  1. 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

    ... in the 17th century, and adjacent to the Ruins of St Paul's. An escalator leads to a park on top of the fort that offers views of the Macau peninsula. The Grand Prix Museum (431 Rua de Luis ... Londres; tel: +853 2875 1465 abaiamacau.com) for lunch before leaving the peninsula. Order the soup of the day or octopus salad for starters and share the meat cataplana (pork and seafood) ...

  2. Lifestyle - Travel

    A wide berth: Will Kai Tak's little used cruise terminal catch on enough to justify HK$8 billion cost?

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:37pm by DARREN WEE

    ... and design, say that placing the terminal right at the end of a long peninsula, which is not well connected, presents accessibility problems. He believes the construction of the MTR and monorail, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The Great War that detonated a creative explosion

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by Richard Lord

    ... Set in another of the less commonly depicted theatres of the war, the Arabian Peninsula, this is loosely based on T.E. Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom. While the greatest strength ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, June 8, 2014

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:32am by AGENCIES

    ... as an Antarctic specially protected area. Geological analysis shows that one billion years ago, the nearby Stornes peninsula was a shallow inland basin, rich in boron and phosphorus, the key chemical ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Conservation starters: Cape Town

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Martin Williams

    ... Natural World Heritage site, is not flat like a billiard table but undulating, with paths winding across it to vantages looking over the city and the hills and coastline of Cape Peninsula. Past ... by a flowerbed, surely hoping to be fed. About two-thirds of the way down the Cape Peninsula, from Cape Town bound for the Cape of Good Hope (a legendary place in seafaring history), is Simon's Town, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Mona, a privately funded museum, is drawing tourists to Tasmania

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:18pm by Janelle Carrigan

    ... to the privately funded and highly regarded Museum of New and Old Art (Mona). In 2011, Tasmanian millionaire David Walsh opened the museum on the Berriedale peninsula, a quick ferry ride from the state ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Global impact of 1815 volcanic eruption blueprint for today's climate change

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by CAMERON DUECK

    ... a horrific story of destruction, with a four-metre tsunami sweeping villages from the shoreline, and two days of darkness falling within a 600km radius. Whole villages on the Sanggar Peninsula were ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong exhibit at Venice Biennale explores ties with Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:39am by CHRISTOPHER DEWOLFE

    ... as well, because it would take days to absorb the dozens of intricate displays.  Here’s what you should check out first. Crow’s Eye View: The Korean Peninsula (above) This imagined discourse ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong's tiny Ping Chau offers a rugged island getaway without the tourists

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Martin Williams

    ... But you only have to glance east to nearby Dapeng Peninsula with its beach resorts, and a large terminal for liquefied petroleum gas tankers. EXPLORE THE HAMLETS Today, it seems no one lives ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Restaurants step up to greet the arty crowd about to descend on Hong Kong

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... at selected outlets. Support local artist Frog King by buying the Pol Roger Champagne. For more details go to etcwineshops.com. Felix at The Peninsula is offering a culinary take on famous paintings through April and May. Chef Yoshiharu Kaji has taken inspiration from the likes of Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and Leonardo da Vinci for a five-course champagne menu. Felix, 28/F The Peninsula ...




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