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Americas   30 Oct, 2004, 23:21
Blundering up a Mountain  
Brent Rice

You don’t need preparation to climb a remote Peruvian mountain, says  Brent Rice, who cheerfully sets off above the snowline in the Andes as if taking a stroll in the park.  

Europe   30 Oct, 2004, 13:55
Tilting at Windmills  
Ty Nelson

At Consuegra, Ty Nelson gets on the trail of Spain’s greatest folk hero, Don Quijote. 

Africa   30 Oct, 2004, 12:14
Traveller or African Truck Trash?  
Mat Waugh

Mat Waugh finds an overland truck irons out the lows of travelling across Africa – but also some of the highs. Here he details what to look out for when choosing your transport.

Asia Pacific   20 Oct, 2004, 13:44
A Venture into the Visayas  
Peter Fong

Brushing aside dark government warnings, Peter Fong takes his family for a relaxed tour of the Philippines’ most beautiful islands. All ages find a lot to like. 

Central Asia   19 Oct, 2004, 11:15
How Monks Get Shot  
Tibet Information Network

There’s still space for conflict resolution in China’s controversial colony, according to the Tibet Information Network, but this will be little consolation to one dead monk.

Central Asia   18 Oct, 2004, 07:39
Two Women and a Ceiling Fan  
Colin Todhunter

Energy levels drop dangerously for Colin Todhunter, as he becomes fascinated by his south Indian bed’s view of the ceiling fan. Help is at hand, with two women appearing to shake up his Chennai life.

Europe   18 Oct, 2004, 07:13
Dubrovnik’s Saints and Sinners  
Terje Raa

Croatia pretties herself for a long new summer of tourism, starting with the southern city of Dubrovnik. Terje Raa reports on Adriatic developments.

Africa   15 Oct, 2004, 12:25
Searching for a Smaller Beer  
Kolby Granville

Peace Corps volunteer Kolby Granville finds you don’t need much of an excuse to celebrate in rural Mozambique. But when he reaches for a fruit juice the locals are really shocked.

Asia Pacific   11 Oct, 2004, 10:50
Bewitched by Battambang  
Daniel Pendergrass

Cambodia’s second city sees more aid workers than tourists. Perhaps this is how Daniel Pendergrass manages, on a visit to a ruined temple, to get a clear insight into this country’s ancient culture and troubled past.

Central Asia   11 Oct, 2004, 10:05
Cheating China’s Crowds  
Darren Skelton

A ghost town is the last thing you’d expect to find in the world’s most populous nation with the fastest-growing economy. But Darren Skelton discovers a haven of peace in the remote village of Dangbi.

Europe   11 Oct, 2004, 09:27
The Girl on the Train  
Jim Marquez

The trip to the airport for your flight home often sparks a few regrets, but Jim Marquez finds a chance encounter leaves him even more to mourn..

Europe   5 Oct, 2004, 17:46
Upsetting the Irish  
Scott Pelton

Can be easy. In a music bar in Dingle Scott Pelton tries to juggle a drunk Irishman and a pretty blonde… This is not, he finds, easy.

Africa   5 Oct, 2004, 17:21
Meeting Old Jamani  
Marion Conti-O'Hare

Marion Conti-O’Hare meets the largest orphan of her life when she pats Old Jumani, an adult rhino, in Kenya.

Europe   5 Oct, 2004, 16:58
Bewitched by the Costa Brava  
Natalya Popova

Spain’s not spoiled, says Natalya Popova, as she finds a small resort with a large beach, as well as some of Spain’s greatest archaeological treasures. Empuries, apparently, is Catalonia at its most romantic.

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