Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 10
Pura Besakih, Bali – Part 1
Bali is not a place that is exactly short of temples, but one, in particular, stands out. The island’s ‘Mother Temple’ still attracts crowds even a century after it was hit by a devastating earthquake.
Bali is probably better known fo...
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Pura Besakih, Bali – Part 2
PURA BESAKIH TEMPLE COMPLEX
The complex is situated on the south-west flanks of the sacred volcano Gunung Agung, which was considered by local Hindus to be the seat of the gods and the centre of ...
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Pura Besakih, Bali – Part 3
As I mentioned in the first part of this article arriving on tour with a guide from outside the area can get you past a lot of the scams as you will be forewarned. If you arrive on your read on carefully.
There are really only two req...
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La Palma, The Canaries - Part 1
When you talk about The Canaries most people in Europe think about holidays but these islands are not just all about beaches. You can explore wild volcano trails, gaze at clear starry skies and enjoy a colourful capital on the island of La Palma. Viewed 585 times since 29 October 2018.
La Palma, The Canaries - Part 2
Information to plan your trip
When is it best to go? Well year round is good here because of the climate, though spring and autumn are pleasant. The Carnival held in late February is lively, part...
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La Palma, The Canaries - Part 3
If you make this part of a three day trip then here are my idea for days two and three. If this is just part of a long weekend then mix and match to get the best parts that interest you.
Day Two ...
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Georgia’s capital, with its winding streets, streaming Sulphur baths and art treasures galore, never fails to enchant. Neither does its unique cuisine.
Close to colossal Caucasus mountains, Tbilisi is a melting pot bubbling with Europ...
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Santiago de Compostela - Part 3
Whether Catholic or not, the Pilgrim Mass at the cathedral, particularly the swinging of the botafumeiro which is a giant incense burner is a must. They only promise to do this at Friday’s 7. 30pm mass when it cleanses the air and your soul. After th...
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Santiago de Compostela - Part 2
Things you should know before you decide you want to do this
The population of the town is around 100, 00 and the official language is Spanish, though Galician is the local language that you will mostly hear. English is mostly understo...
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Santiago de Compostela - Part 1
If you are a serious hiker then this is the place you dream about while walking Spain’s Camino de Santiago, but what to do when you finally get there?
Before you arrive the town is seen from a distance which is usually on top of Monte...
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Try diving – part 2
Experience counts in the water as well, as the longer established firms are usually the ones that are better versed in helping first-timers. Also check the centre’s level of insurance and whether it’s affiliated to a dive training agency, the BSAC, P...
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Try diving – part 1
All too often you go to some new place and then find out that diving is one of the options open to you. If this is something you have not prepared for then its no-go from that point on as this is a safety issue. So why not prepare for this before and...
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St Petersburg through the year – Part 4
City life begins to gain pace as people return from their dacha and families begin to prepare for the start of school. In September, when theatres re-open after the summer break, the city’...
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St Petersburg through the year – Part 3
A lilac in flower is the real symbol that warm weather has set in and there is an air of excitement once they come into bloom. Throughout the warm months, the city is deserted at weekends ...
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St Petersburg through the year – Part 2
Spring has set in for good when the first sun bathers gather on the beaches outside the Peter and Paul Fortress and when, in early April after the waterways have thawed, the city’s bridge...
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St Petersburg through the year – Part 1
Working for airlines my entire life has given me the chance to travel the world for free while working. It also allows me to choose the places I would like to revisit in my own time and also to see how locations change throughout the year. With this ...
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Stopovers – Part 6
HELSINKI - FINLAND
Helsinki Airport is the hub for Finnair, which offers free stopovers for up to five nights. Helsinki is not one of the most obvious stop over places but allow you to get places...
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Stopovers – Part 5
SÃO PAULO - BRAZIL
São Paulo-Guarulhos Airport is the hub for LATAM with connecting flights within South America including the gateway to Antarctica, Ushuaia. It has direct flights to the UK. Viewed 544 times since 8 October 2018.
Stopovers – Part 4
LOS ANGELES – USA
Los Angeles Airport is a major stopover en route to Central, South and North America as well as the South Pacific. It is a good stopover point as it is often part of a super lon...
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Stopovers – Part 3
ATLANTA - USA
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport is hub for Delta Airlines (and Virgin Atlantic) linking the Americas. Nearby the world’s biggest hub you can explore history and hiking trails. Ge...
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