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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Trekking ball Local adventure travel specialist Whistling Arrow is organising a long trek around the border region between western Yunnan province and eastern Tibet (top), taking in the holy ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... takes him through Xinjiang, Tibet, Yunnan and Dongbei where he meets a colourful cast of locals tied together only by their notional Chinese citizenship. In Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, he meets ... an excellent and even-handed account of the most controversial case of them all: Tibet. He shows how China maintains its grasp on these regions through military presence, the suppression of local ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... Miraculously, it is in one piece- which is more than can be said for my sanity. Mustang is Nepal's "Tibet"- a remote and beautiful region of ice-topped Himalayan peaks, wind-carved black ... in Tibetan clothing (wrap-around chubas and striped aprons) and they speak a language close to Tibetan. A Free Tibet flag flaps from the spire of a guesthouse. From here it's half a day's ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... a good cup of tea on the road and "revolting food that may save the lives of starving men", but it was mainly aimed at those exploring South America, Africa and Tibet. It wasn't ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Survival guide: Cycle touring

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Phillippa Stewart

    ... wrong when your other half is willingly putting his hands down his pants in public. In our case it's at the top of a snowy 4,800-metre mountain on the Sichuan-Tibet border, freezing cold ... the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them." It's been over a month since we left Tibet — and having left drops of sweat throughout Southeast ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Dhensa Boutique Resort, Punakha

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Simon Parry Dhensa Boutique Resort, Punakha, Bhutan Sounds exotic and remote … where is Bhutan exactly? Bhutan is a small Buddhist kingdom with a population of just 750,000 tucked away in the Himalayas between India, Tibet and Nepal. It's as exotic and expensive as it is obscure. The Bhutanese got television for the first time just 15 years ago, and, in a ploy ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Privates on parade: Bhutan’s frisky deity

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Keith Mundy

    ... it is time to tell the story. "A great guru called the Divine Madman came to this valley from Tibet more than five centuries ago. He was very fond of women and taught them with what he called ...

  8. News - China - TRAVEL

    TV series of Canadian brothers' record-setting China motorbike trip airs

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... militarised border areas. Border guards often held them for hours and forbade them from crossing into eastern Tibet. Ryan thought he had seen a lot of China during his 10 years as a documentary ... company after the G219 highway running from Xinjiang to Tibet, with stretches at 5,000 metres above sea level. When they rolled back into Shanghai on the final day, they had covered some 17,674 ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: The Bruce Chalet, Lijiang

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:52pm by Sian Powell

    ... expanded) "old town" precincts in and near Lijiang. Once an important town on the ancient Tea Horse Road, which wound through Yunnan to Tibet and beyond, Lijiang has retained a patina ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Tracks of time: Nepal

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by TREFOR MOSS

    ... of the land itself changes. Having set off in Nepal, you soon find yourself in a different place entirely: Tibet- at least in spirit, if not in the strict geographical sense (the Tibetan border lies ... advance up the valley. If the terrain is now characteristically Himalayan, the human geography of this other Tibet is quite distinct from that of the land to the north. These Nepali Tibetans enjoy ...




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