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Active in Southeast Asia

Traffic colours the streets of Bangkok at night.

Thailand

Ride on the dark side

Michael Gebicki observes Bangkok in a different light as he cycles around the bustling city at night.

Vietnam

Saigon with the wind

Vietnam

Matt Collins As well as tender limbs, Matt Collins finds there's much to be gained from traversing the country's central coast by bike.

Myanmar

The cycle of life

Cyclists Myanmar

Ben Groundwater Setting out at dawn each day on a bike, Ben Groundwater explores a temple-studded corner of south-east Asia.

Thailand

In for the short haul

Thailand

For a cross-country trek, John Borthwick takes the fast, friendly option.

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Photo galleries

World's most exhilarating hikes

Via ferrata, Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo.

Walk this way to experience some of the least-known yet most exhilarating hikes from the Northern Territory to Nepal.

World's top 10 most thrilling experiences

6. RUNNING WITH THE BULLS, PAMPLONA, SPAIN. Ever since Ernest Hemingway popularized the event, running with the bulls through the narrow streets of Pamplona has come to symbolize some kind of macho pinnacle. Bull runs start at 8am every day from 7 to 14 July.

Take a deep breath, get strapped in and feel the buzz in these heart-pounding experiences, as named by Lonely Planet.

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Travel News

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Base jumpers break world record in Dubai (Thumbnail)

ANNIE DANG 3:31pm | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 2:02pm | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

Mount Baw Baw resort handed over to private operator

JASON DOWLING 9:50pm | Management of the troubled Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort has been transferred from the government to a private operator after another year of losses and millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.

Flashing, spitting and stealing knickers: strange things that can get you deported

OLIVER SMITH 10:10am | A British woman was arrested and threatened with deportation this week after Sri Lankan authorities took offence to her Buddha tattoo.

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