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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The wind and the waves

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... by Cameron Dueck The wind and the waves The temple is filled with the fug of incense, the air musty with 400 years worth of prayers that have been offered up towards its wooden beams. I'm ... and the unrelenting wind tugs at my hair. I stand at the threshold, the darkness of the temple behind me, the sea just a few blocks away, knowing that thousands of sailors have stood in this spot, like me, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1638020/wind-and-waves
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Rock climbers lured to the karsts of Getu village

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by JON BUTTERS

    ... to offer. Since then, climbers and travellers from all corners of the globe have been drawn there to experience it. Southern China's karst landscape is known for its iconic scenes of misty ... Tourism development has now made it easy to navigate through certain sections via winding steps and elevated walkways. The most interesting venture is a little farther out. A two-hour hike ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1589278/rock-climbers-lured-karsts-getu-village
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Uttarakhand

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

    ... are no railways, power lines, roads and hotels to offend the eye and distract from the primitive beauty and grandeur of the vistas, and there are peaks innumerable, unnamed and unclimbed, of all shades ... a cobra-headed plant that looks vaguely evil. The high passes are carpeted in tiny primula blooms, purple, red, blue and yellow, close to the ground, hiding from the constant wind, unfaded by the baking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1583784/destination-uttarakhand
  4. News - World - TRAVEL

    Airlines on alert for ashclouds if Iceland volcano erupts

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:02pm by AFP

    ... said. Northern European air traffic would be affected if Tuesday's winds continued during an eruption, she said. Europe is more prepared to deal with volcanic ash these days [than in 2010] ... volcanic system. "We meet twice a day, but the earthquake activity still comes in waves. There do not seem to be any changes, but it is still very powerful," Vidir Reynisson, department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577899/airlines-alert-ashclouds-if-iceland-volcano-erupts
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... forces at the end of the Chinese civil war, in 1949. The “lost army”, the Kuomintang’s 93rd Division, spent decades wandering the region between China, Myanmar and Thailand, trying to find a home ... called Santikhiri, meaning “hill of peace”) you could be forgiven for thinking you were in southwestern China: menus and signs are in a strange mix of Chinese, English and Thai, Yunnan noodles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573385/home-93rd-mae-salong
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Let it rip: surf's up in Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... into the South China Sea, Dapeng marks Shenzhen's eastern periphery. The peninsula is named after a mythological bird first mentioned in the classic collection of Taoist fables Zhuangzi: "When ... "I was in middle school when my mum took me to live in Togo," says Sonia Ding, over coffee on the terrace of her Aloha Beach Club. "When I returned to China, I remember looking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558106/let-it-rip-surfs-shenzhen
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Blasts from the past: a steam-powered taste of old China

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by DAVID AKAST

    ... of remote locations. With the breathtaking expansion of its high-speed rail network (which will connect even Urumqi, in distant Xinjiang, this year) it is easy to forget how recently China emerged ... of Sichuan province whose rapid development, fuelled by the "Open Up the West" programme, has been spectacular even in Chinese terms- a genuine steam-powered railway has survived, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1400541/blasts-past-steam-powered-taste-old-china
  8. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

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

    ... David Bartram The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China by David Eimer Bloomsbury 4 stars  David Bartram China possesses the world's longest land border- more than 22,000 kilometres- and is neighbour to 14 countries, more than any other nation. David Eimer, Post contributor and former China correspondent for Britain's Sunday Telegraph, travelled this perimeter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556096/book-review-emperor-far-away-david-eimer
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hiroshima: an open secret

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... Well, its six rivers certainly help but Hiroshima's real stress-busting powers lie in its unique open spaces. Explorer and art historian Langdon Warner (the inspiration for Steven ... in Hangzhou, China, in a space of just 40,000 square metres. Shukkeien contains many of the elements of Zen landscape gardens introduced from China by priest Muso Kokushi (1275-1351): picturesque ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1457644/hiroshima-open-secret
  10. 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 ... devotees from Kathmandu and India ply the route from Jomsom (the district's capital) up to the border with China. An hour-and-a-half later and we are in Muktinath- or, more accurately, ...

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

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