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Asia Pacific   18 Feb, 2008, 22:20
Sinking with Mr Friendly amongst Thailand’s islands  
John Edwards

A persistent hotelier distracts John M. Edwards as the Gulf of Thailand gets the better of his boat, and he starts to sink in warm waters.

Central Asia   18 Feb, 2008, 21:58
Travelling through India – with a magic Nepalese wand  
Sezgi Yalin

Given as a gift by a grateful Nepalese school, a bamboo staff transforms Sezgi Yalin as she travels through India.

Central Asia   18 Feb, 2008, 21:41
A lonely stroll through Ulaanbaatar  
Matthew Crawford

Ghenghis Khan might have had his millions, but by choosing the cold month of February to visit Mongolia, Matthew Crawford finds he has the place to himself.

Asia Pacific   15 Feb, 2008, 12:59
Sitting on the Doc of Vietnam  
Louis Dai

Chau Doc, Vietnam, and Louis Dai prowls the night for distraction while he waits to cross over the border into Cambodia. But amidst whores, gangsters and transvestites, he’s the first to be thrown out of a bar.

Europe   15 Feb, 2008, 12:35
Jumping off France’s ‘Pont du Diable’  
Susan Benton

Tourists, tumbles and a torn ligament: Susan Benton has a great time in St. Guilhem in the Languedoc Roussillon Region. But it’s not her who tombstones the Pont du Diable. That’ll be her husband.

Central Asia   15 Feb, 2008, 12:23
The painful dilemna of Tibetans without passports  
Sezgi Yalin

In Dharmasala, India, Sezgi Yalin discovers China’s occupation of Tibet has left a people in limbo, surviving without passports in a world where personal documentation isn’t so much a government imposition but more a fundamental right. 

Europe   15 Feb, 2008, 12:14
Austria’s mountain landscape – on two wheels  
Christian Cummins

Tired of soggy ski runs, lifts and queues, Christian Cummins sweated it out on a mountain bike to find the real Austria.

Europe   15 Feb, 2008, 11:10
In Ischia  
David Hourani

The island of Ischia’s volcanic past is long gone: pastel buildings and friendly locals charm David Hourani on a summer visit.

Central Asia   9 Feb, 2008, 09:39
Casualties of War on the Burmese border  
Antonio Graceffo

Whether you call it Burma or Myanmar, the casualties of Asia’s most brutal dictatorship don’t stop at the border. Antonio Graceffo finds a motorcycle accident in the tribal zone gives him a new sense of how life hangs by a thread for an undocumented people. 

Asia Pacific   1 Feb, 2008, 20:55
Party time in upcountry Cambodia  
Noël Dunn

A lively engagement party gives Noël Dunn telling insights into the lives and dreams of rural Cambodians.

Africa   1 Feb, 2008, 20:38
Ghana’s slave coast castles  
Sean Kelly

Africa’s western coast saw millions of slaves transhipped into boats and used, generally, to build the New World. Sean Kelly finds traces of the slave trade mouldering over the Atlantic.

Africa   1 Feb, 2008, 20:30
Another unsung death in rural Zimbabwe  
Kesse-Sky Buchanan

You can’t blame inflation, but life in Zimbabwe has never been cheaper. Kesse-Sky Buchanan visits a rural clinic and finds few signs of hope.

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