In 1215 King John put his royal seal to Magna Carta. The document is regarded by many historians and libertarians as the most significant ever written in England’s history. It influenced the Constitution of the United States of America and laws in several other countries of the world.
If you’re into geology, it’s likely that you’ll also appreciate visiting Joggins Fossil Cliffs near Amherst. Guides lead summertime tours of the beach from where you can view exposed, stratified rock. Joggins Fossil Centre is open from July into September.
Regardless of the season or its weather, you’ll always be able to visit the most famous attraction of Wieliczka, a small town near Krakow in Poland. Temperatures remain fairly constant, between 14°C and 16°C, down in the town’s salt mine.
Many of us tend to think of efforts to conserve the world’s natural resources as a fairly recent trend. In fact, the mangrove forest of the Sundarbans region has been a reserved area since 1875.
The region is nicknamed ‘the land of blue lakes’. Approximately 1,200 lakes speckle Latgale’s landscape making it an attractive destination for anyone who enjoys outdoor adventures including kayaking, stand up paddle boarding or other forms of paddling.
Jodhpur is second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and has long been a popular destination among international tourists. Surprisingly few visitors, though, know the origins of its sobriquet, "the blue city".
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is an iconic institution. Mounties dressed in their red serge parade uniforms are seen as symbols of the nation yet are also members of a police force using modern methods to maintain law and order in a country that their predecessors helped forge.
As we sailed away from Southampton, I was looking forward to the forthcoming shore excursions in Norway. Calls at the ports of Trondheim, Tromsø, Alta and Stavanger were planned.
Change is underway in Akagera National Park, the largest of Rwanda’s national parks, whose undulating landscape covers 1122 square kilometres of swamp, mountain and savannah habitat in the north-east of Rwanda.
Basically the design is very simple, it’s nine holes out, nine holes in; the course is 4.5km long. The nine holes out you play on the lower level, on the sea level, and the nine holes in you play right above. That has the positive effect that from every single hole you see the sea. You always think you play directly to the sea because from the upper level you don’t see the lower holes, so the greens seem to be above the sea on the back nine.