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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Promised land

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by KIERAN DODDS

    ... are endangered. You rarely see people on horseback nowadays." The Tibetan plateau- covering most of the Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai province, as well as part of Ladakh, in the Indian state ... Rivers Reserve, with the loss of more than 2,600 lives. While most buildings crumbled, a statue of Tibet's mythic King Gesar remained standing in the town centre. Beijing has pledged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1118988/promised-land
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... the Dalai Lama's 79th birthday is taking place. Events connected with the exiled spiritual leader, like most other public activities related to neighbouring Tibet, are restricted in Nepal ... had been installed around the Boudhanath stupa- the main Tibetan area in Kathmandu- in 2011. Incorporated into the People's Republic of China in 1950, Tibet has been restive ever since, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572819/caught-middle
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... on October 9, this finely illustrated, heavyweight work features 50 routes in 35 countries, including "Le Petit Train Jaune in the Pyrenees"; "the Qinghai-Tibet Railway"; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1583789/travellers-checks
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Uttarakhand

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... visitors, is what sets the Indian Himalayas apart from those parts of the mountain range in Tibet and Nepal. The Indian, or southern, side of the range enjoys summer monsoons while the northern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1583784/destination-uttarakhand
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... a peaceful democratic process that leads to constitutional change, if that’s what the people want.” The people of Tibet, Xinjiang and Hong Kong and other ethnic minorities, as well as many mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1585089/courting-dragon
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... comes. There are recorded cases of living people resembling dead ones in ancient China. In 678, China and Tibet were at war and the Chinese army was decimated by the Tibetans. One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556150/reflections-clone-wars
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... to accept China’s occupation of Tibet, thanks to the friendly relationship he contrived with the nation’s first post-independence prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru … Nehru is widely credited as being ... no loyalty. Gere chairs the International Campaign for Tibet, which promotes human rights for Tibetan people, and is outspoken in his criticism of the central government. But Gere has steered clear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1525177/six-degrees
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1567574/travellers-checks
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555545/high-road
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1557234/travellers-checks

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