Costa Kaleidoscope
May30

Costa Kaleidoscope

Costa Rica offers one of the most diverse, stable, peaceful and colourful destinations that you’ll find anywhere on the planet – thanks in part to having abolished its standing army many years ago. From occupation by the Spanish Conquistadors who named it the ‘Rich Coast’ to the bloodshed and turmoil of civil war throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, its little wonder that by 1947 this little...

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Ngorongoro Crater Part 1 – A world of wildlife
Jul26

Ngorongoro Crater Part 1 – A world of wildlife

The Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania must surely vye to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World with its unparalleled vistas and wildlife – a stunning and truly remarkable experience for any lover of nature. This, our first review, deals with the natural wonders of the crater, whilst our second part suggests some fascinating places to stay nearby. Our first sight of the Ngorongoro Crater follows a dark and cloudy night on its rim, with...

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Satpura‘s wonderful wilderness
Sep14

Satpura‘s wonderful wilderness

India’s Satpura National Park – the most stunningly natural tiger wilderness in India. Watch Mugger crocodiles slip noiselessly into the reservoir as you approach by boat, the exhilarating flash of a tiger’s markings amidst the foliage as you amble on elephant back, a Barrasingha deer wading at the water’s edge, huge Gaur blocking your way or vultures and eagles soaring overhead as you ride the dusty tracks amidst dense forest...

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Tempting Tanzania
Jan03

Tempting Tanzania

Two Tanzania Safari itineraries to tempt you – just ask us for more information and full programme   N.B. These itineraries are a guide only. To make this a truly personal journey. Just click ‘enquire’, or simply phone us. TEL: 01202 030443,  or click ‘enquire’ SERENGETI SAFARI Showcasing the very essence of the Serengeti and its surrounding areas, this compact 5-day road safari begins on the shores...

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Tea, Tenzing and Toy Trains to tempt you to West Bengal
Dec22

Tea, Tenzing and Toy Trains to tempt you to West Bengal

Follow in the footsteps of colonial conquest and collective cultures to truly appreciate the fascination of northeast India. Like it or not and as controversial as it may be now, the British left their mark wherever they stepped whilst ruling over one third of the earth’s surface during the days of Empire. This is no greater in evidence than in the rail networks, legal and parliamentary systems, hill stations and tea plantations of...

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