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Huffing and puffing my way to Monet’s Giverny–on two wheels

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FOR 20 YEARS, Monet would produce a series of murals and smaller pieces on water lilies alone, and the mirror images of the weeping
willows on the pond beneath. INQSnap this page (not just the logo) to view more photos. PHOTOS BY ANNE A. JAMBORA

The last of the riders was already turning right at the end of the block 100 meters down the road, and there I was, still on tiptoes, struggling to straddle my bike. The seat was too high, the handlebar too wide, and my forearms tense and stiff from bearing what felt like the bike’s entire weight.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

War of wines: South Africa vs New Zealand vs France


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Meeting South African chef Pieter de Jager and tasting his cooking paired with South African wines at the Prince Albert Rotisserie of the InterContinental Manila brought me back to Stellenbosch where the vineyards of Cape Town are situated. On our way there, the mountains changed colors as the sun went down. Polka-dotted guinea fowls roamed [...]

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Unesco adds French cave art to world heritage list

A view of paintings on the rock walls of the Chauvet cave, on June 13, 2014 in Vallon Pont d'Arc, southeastern France.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Drawings of mammoths, human footprints and other art carved on cave walls in southern France about 30,000 years ago have been inscribed on Unesco ‘s World Heritage list.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Locks of love’ bridge in Paris evacuated after railing collapse

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Sometimes too much love can be a bad thing as Paris discovered on Sunday when thousands of “locks of love” attached to a footbridge caused part of the railing to collapse, forcing an evacuation.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The leaf and the grape, not so distant cousins?

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One is alcoholic and the other teetotal, but wine and tea are not such remote relatives in their rituals and cultivation, according to a newly opened exhibition in Beijing.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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