At about 680 feet (206 metres) the Great Orme might be thought of as rather a slight hill. But, it looks as imposing as a far greater eminence, as it overlooks the Welsh seaside resort of Llandudno. It’s an outcrop of limestone, about two miles…
It rains rather a lot in Britain - even Visit Britain aren’t unwise enough to pretend it doesn’t. Most of our seaside resorts have, therefore, been spoilt by over-development to ‘cater for’ visitors when it’s too cold or wet for the beach. Whitby,…
"I'll add a fifth, if I may. Take a boat ride to the island of Nea Kamini, and hike to the crater of the volcano. It's only dormant, and I'm assured that there'll be plenty of warning if it decides to pop its top, (Last time was in 1950) "
"Agree it's a 'must do' when visiting Australia. The best way is, I think, the small-group minibus tour ... especially if you can find one with a driver/guide who is prepared to stop anywhere on request . "
"When I'm in Madrid, I usually stay at the Eurobuilding 2, at Calle Orense 69. (It's really a bit more hotel than I need, but convenient for what I want to do in the city) Check them out at http://www.eurobuilding2madrid.com/ "
"Such beautiful statuary, it reminded me of my own day trip many years since to Corinth, Greece. Another point in Paul's journey across the eastern Med and another highlight in present-day "in the steps of Paul tours" that encompass Ephesus and…"
"If you don't want to do guides, maybe open-top bus tours are an option? They take you to the places of interest, usually give a recorded commentary (which you don't have to listen to, if you don't want) and you can get off anywhere to look around at…"
"Anil: I think you should stay overnight at Wadi Musa (I don't think you can stay in Petra itself) anyway ... it was a city, not just a building, and will take a considerable time to explore fully. Not sure if there's a sound and light show *every*…"