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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Daniel Allen

    ... awe-inspiring." For my long weekend in Bagan I've chosen to stay in the city's archaeological zone. Home to many of the main temples, stretches of old city wall, a museum, a reconstructed palace ... Temple for a more leisurely look over this impressive building. With its glittering hti (central spire), Ananda dominates the skyline as we approach. Located east of Bagan's city walls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1484024/solitary-refinement-bagan-myanmars-architectural-city-wonders
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Sailing through the San Blas Islands

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by CAMERON DUECK

    ... down into the depths and out of sight. At 3am, Jacqueline motors into Cartagena. Subtly lit skyscrapers stand guard over the impeccably restored walled city. All is quiet save ... dropping off coconuts, fish and passengers bound for Panama City. The port consists of a few shaky wooden piers on spindly driftwood legs and half a dozen palm-thatched shacks, from which are sold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1135052/sailing-through-san-blas-islands
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Ham Yard Hotel London

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Giovanna Dunmall

    ... The hotel, which opened in June, is a crazy melange of colours, textures, materials and art. Thick marble windows imported from India line one of the restaurant walls; a mesmerising black-and-white ... (replete with hand heaters), bold and beautiful multichromatic Howard Hodgkin artwork on one wall and a dance floor with three-metre-long driftwood crocodiles on a 3-D-effect wall. If all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581068/hot-spots-ham-yard-hotel-london
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Mending Wall, New South Wales

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Stephen Lacey

    ... Stephen Lacey This modernist home gives visitors an opportunity for total retreat, writes Stephen Lacey Mending Wall, New South Wales What is it? Completed in 2008, Mending Wall is one of the most stunning modernist homes in Australia. The almost brutal concrete block construction creates the illusion of a wall in the landscape and was inspired by Robert Frost's poem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1544817/hot-spots-mending-wall-new-south-wales
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Taiwan's Hsinchu offers a tranquil respite just an hour from Taipei

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by Ralph Jennings

    ... km-long city wall which was commissioned in 1826 has 24 columns and a double-eave red-tiled roof.   Glass half full This residence built in 1936 for Japanese royalty now houses the Hsinchu ... Text: Ralph Jennings A day trip to Hsinchu, Taiwan's sixth-largest city, promises great food and some surprising sites. Here are five reasons to make the journey West Coast Wonder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1555286/taiwans-hsinchu-offers-tranquil-respite-just-hour-taipei
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Mist opportunities at Machu Picchu

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CAMERON DUECK

    ... walls and terraces of the city are flooded by sunlight in what is an awesome display. There is no muttering now, making the click of camera shutters seem all that much louder. Standing on the edge of the city is a dizzying experience, with the mountains dropping away to deep and narrow valleys that have been cultivated continuously for well over 1,000 years. From atop the city walls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1189746/mist-opportunities-machu-picchu
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    High maintenance

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... House, was built on the site of the governor general's residence. Mount Bugak has always, therefore, been a strategic feature and medieval city walls snake over its ridges. A more ... bare rock and part wooden decking, much of it hugs the city walls, which were constructed at various times- 1396, 1422 and 1704, plus recent restorations- and include contemporary additions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1288451/high-maintenance
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The area around Wan Chai's Sun, Moon and Star streets offers a haven from the city

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:53pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Yard. Grab a seat indoors, where menu items are scrawled in black marker on the white-tiled walls, or on the street next to the green tea stall that is one of the city's last surviving dai ... of geography, Star, Sun, Moon and St Francis streets have become an island of tranquility in a congested city. Settled in 1889, when Hong Kong's first power plant opened nearby, the area ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1562529/area-around-wan-chais-sun-moon-and-star-streets-offers-haven-city
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Five reasons to visit Battambang

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 11:06pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... Marissa Carruthers Cambodia's second largest city has a small town feel and has become the country's artistic hub. Historic sites, top restaurants and the chance to experience ... Home to some of Cambodia's best-preserved colonial architecture, hilltop temples, and sprawling, untouched countryside, Battambang blends small city living with the characteristic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1627504/five-reasons-visit-battambang
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Kruisherenhotel, Maastricht

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by ED PETERS

    ... religious structures; witness the chapel that's now a city-centre bookshop, the abbey turned old folks' home and- drum roll, please- the 15th-century monastery and church that was given ... The hotel occupies its own secluded square but is in walking or cycling distance of the city centre. What's on the inside? A copper tunnel forms the entrance, which leads to what was once ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1611988/hot-spots-kruisherenhotel-maastricht

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