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Traveling Australia – 5 Unique Ways

April 20, 2011  

Traveling Australia – 5 Unique Ways

Australian holidays are all about long journeys and adventurous travel. You could just lounge on the beach or have a city break in Sydney during your holiday to Australia, but you would be missing out. Australia is one of the best countries to explore on a longer journey, with vast tracts of unspoilt wilderness and an amazing variation in the scenery that you’ll encounter. Not only are there plenty of sights to see on a journey through Australia, there are numerous... [Read more of this review]

Hiking the Tiger Leaping Gorge

April 9, 2011  

Hiking the Tiger Leaping Gorge

Somewhere high up in the Himalayas, the mighty Yangtze River embarks on a long and arduous descent. Beginning its journey as a tiny creek at its apex, the Long River (as it is known in Chinese) transforms over its course, forming a series of bounding rapids and hurtling waterfalls before settling into its slow, flat demise into the East China Sea.  About 65 km north of Lijiang in Yunnan Province, the river descends into one of the deepest and most intensely beautiful... [Read more of this review]

Leping Zha Huangshan

March 31, 2011  

Leping Zha Huangshan

Recently Unearthing Asia has the pleasure of interviewing Dr Leping Zha, an unconventional photographer. Dr Zha’s professional career is not in photography, but he shares an unforgiving passion for it and an incurable thirst for Huangshan, his beloved childhood playground. Here he shares his story and amazing photographs, oozing with emotions and palpable passion. Dr. Zha, it’s a pleasure to have you with us today. Could you please tell us a little about yourself? My... [Read more of this review]

Queenstown, New Zealand Adventure Capital

March 28, 2011  

Queenstown, New Zealand Adventure Capital

One of the most awe-inspiring moments of my life occurred on a cool moonlit night in New Zealand. I gazed up from my ground-level lodge’s balcony and saw the most amazing thing: hundreds of thousands of stars radiantly shining like diamonds in the skies. In the background, the vast, snow-capped Remarkables framed an image that I would remember for all time. It was mesmerizing. I didn’t want the moment to end. As it turned out, I was able to repeatedly watch the... [Read more of this review]

Sunny Christmas in NZ

March 14, 2011  

Sunny Christmas in NZ

The extinct volcanic cone known as Mauao © Chris McLennan Mention Christmas and it conjures up images of kids frolicking in the snow, people wrapped in thick winter clothes and, of course, Santa Claus as he shimmies up and down chimneys bearing gifts for all. Now, picture yourself in sun-drenched New Zealand experiencing a Yuletide holiday the Kiwi way: kids romping around the beach, relaxed barbecue picnics filled with folks dressed in T-shirts, shorts and flip-flops.... [Read more of this review]

Six Romantic Asian Backdrops

January 6, 2011  

Six Romantic Asian Backdrops

There’s no doubt that Asian is the land of inspiration and romance. It has often been the place for honeymoons, destination weddings, one night stands and I don’t know specifically but I bet a handful of marriage proposals too! But where to go to find that spark that will make your heart skip a beat? Here are six great backdrops – but no matter where you go, be sure to head off the beaten path, walk a little further, and see if you can find that perfect spot to... [Read more of this review]

Top of the World at the Land of the High Passes

October 4, 2010  

Top of the World at the Land of the High Passes

Ladakh, India, is a sparsely populated mountainous area tucked away high in the Himalayas. It is a land known for its remote beauty and culture, often called “Little Tibet”. Back in the third issue of our magazine, we shared about Ladakh and the amazing journey there. Here we’d like to showcase the amazing photographs of Scott Sporleder, which was featured then in our magazine. Enjoy this photographic journey through the Land of the High Passes! The amazing view... [Read more of this review]

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