The Landscapes and Colours of Sedona, Arizona

The red rocks of Sedona attract 3 million visitors per year.   With 300 miles of trails through forests and canyons,  and with dramatic views at every turn,  it makes for a great outdoor vacation destination.   The Landscape The rocks have been shaped by wind and water over millions of years and the deep red […]

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Vegas – 10 Things to do besides Gambling and Eating!

OK – everyone doesn’t have to love Vegas but don’t decide that its not for you without giving it a chance.  I think its a place that should be visited at least once – just go and experience it for the fantastic oddity that it is! For those of you outside the USA,  its best enjoyed as […]

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Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

O is for Omelette Man!   So what do you fancy? – Spanish,  Masala,  Ali Baba or just plain cheese?    Open since 1974,  The Omelette Shop is an institution in Jodhpur and the man himself has been joined by his sons in the business of producing about 400 omelettes every day! He’s not hard […]

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Thinking of Belize? – Things you need to know…

First Things First When to go? The best time to visit is between December and March (but of course this is also the most expensive). The rainy season is from June to November. Most hurricanes (Sept/Oct) pass north of Belize but there is no guarantee of course. Paperwork Everyone needs a passport. If you are […]

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Belize – West to Market Towns, Toucans and Spectacular Landscapes

Western Belize is a great base for jungle trips,  caves and excursions over the border to Tikal in Guatemala.    Road access is better than that of Lamanai in the north so its also a good place to view Belizean Maya ruins.   It combines very well with the cayes for a ‘surf n turf’  trip. […]

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