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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 - 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1536997/survival-guide-cycle-tour
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Two's company: dissident literary couple Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ... intellectual, sounding alarm about his country's looming woes. Woeser, it often seems, has been thrust into the role of fearless, feted chronicler of Tibet's tumults. Long before ... the non-fiction Voices from Tibet (2009), was published in English in Hong Kong in November. As editor and translator of that book, I've been in the privileged position of being able to not only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1406144/twos-company-dissident-literary-couple-tsering-woeser-and
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1534645/hot-spots-dhensa-boutique-resort-punakha

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