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South Africa Travel And Safari

Wilderness or civilization – group tour combines panoramic route, Kruger Park, Garden route and Cape Town South Africa is a vast country that no matter whether North, South, East or West reveals unique natural and cultural beauties. So why choose: a Safari in the wild, untouched Africa or do you prefer sightseeing and beach feeling in a bustling metropolis like Cape Town? For Madiba.de no question, because the travel specialist for South Africa travel offers the variety in a vacation. For example, in a two-week tour with a week stay in Cape Town and the garden route and a week in the Kruger of National Park. Even if it does not appear this itinerary is not standard for large operators. Start the tour is in Johannesburg.

From there, the journey with a German-speaking tour guide along the panoramic leads route to the Balule or Sabi Sand private game reserve. Both reserves are located in close proximity to the Kruger National Park, but have the invaluable advantage that they not publicly, but privately managed. Wildlife viewing are possible to every time of day or night. Usually begins first South Africa Safari quite early in the morning, when it’s not so hot and the animals are still active. Open 4WD, led by local trail finders, it enters the reserve cyclo-cross. So you can experience the animals up close.

In the morning, additional Bush walks are offered for particularly adventurous tourists. A second Safari starts at dusk. Then are mainly the large predatory cats prey hunting. For two days, you can enjoy the wilderness of Africa to the fullest until it comes back with a stopover to Johannesburg. From there the pilot in the direction of Port Elizabeth starts in the civilized Africa the starting point for the South Africa,”. On the way to Cape Town, the road along the coast winds. A visit from Knysna, famous for its lagoon and the oysters, part of the must-have as a bathing stop at Plettenberg Bay and a wine tasting in the area near Stellenbosch, outside Cape Town. The metropolis on the Atlantic coast is also the final highlight of the South Africa tour. Three days and three nights to explore table mountain, Cape of good hope or one of the other attractions in Cape Town and the surrounding area. “Before the flight back to Germany, but still a last surprise waiting: a dinner at the Africa Cafe” with traditional sounds and dishes.

Hurtigruten Celebrates: Anniversary Trips And Special Offers

120Th anniversary of the Norwegian tradition shipping company in Tromso, February 2013 In summer 2013 the Hurtigruten celebrate birthday: set sail with DS Vesteraalen first a Hurtigruten ship in Lake on July 2 exactly 120 years ago and opened the daily scheduled services from the southern Norway in the northern part of the country. The shipping company is celebrating their important day with new anniversary trips and attractive price offers. The Hurtigruten play an important role as a lifeline along the Norwegian coast: until today the Hurtigruten fleet transported tourists, local passengers and cargo every day quite in the sense of the shipping company founder Richard With alike. “The traditional history of the famous line of the mail boat is at the heart of the planned festivities 2013: apart from attractive price on the occasion of the birthday of the shipping company, there are also special anniversary activities on board”, as Ragnar Norum, spokesman for the shipping company. The eleven anniversary trips are the high point of the festivities around the 2.

July, the day of the Hurtigruten premiere ride in 1893. Each ship in the fleet of the modern MS Midnatsol, with departure in mountains on 21 June 2013 to to the nostalgic MS Lofoten from the year 1964, which starts on July 1 in the old Hanseatic City will embark on the special birthday trip. Following program offers passengers: new evening menu in the on-board restaurant – inspired by the cooking traditions of that time. An ausserfahrplanmassige ride through the Lyngenfjord between Skjervoy and Tromso including the spectacular panorama of the Lyngen Alps, with its steep mountains, narrow hours and imposing glaciers. Live concerts aboard – Norwegian traditional music in the Geirangerfjord and modern music from Norway in the port of Tromso. Tasting fresh shrimp on deck personally on board supplied by local fishermen from the region of Lyngen. A special birthday ceremony on 2 July on all ships – in the style of a traditional Norwegian birthday party. In the onboard shops sell special Jubilee souvenirs such as postcards with 120 years Hurtigruten emblem.

Also the shipping company has their 120th anniversary attractive price offerings in the program: the zwolftagige round trip including the arrival and departure via non – stop Charter flight costs from 1.749 euro per person. The offer is valid for travel during the travel period 15 March until 14 September 2013 for selected travel dates. It according the Hurtigruten voyage Bergen-Kirkenes-Bergen includes full Board, the non – stop Charter flight from Dusseldorf, Munich or Berlin to Bergen and back, air traffic control, airport and security fees and transfers in mountains to program, a German-speaking tour guide on board, as well as the entrance to the Hurtigruten Museum. Connecting flights with Air Berlin from German airports can be booked individually from 95,-per person and route to do so. Information and reservations: Travel with Hurtigruten can in any good travel agency and directly at the Hurtigruten GmbH, phone 040 / 37 69 30 are booked. More information Fax 040 / 37 50 11 16, email or. In Austria about: Lake TOUR Austria, Rennweg 46-50, 1030 Vienna, phone 0043/1 / 514 45-900, fax 0043/1 / 514 45 97 or email. Press contact: Hurtigruten GmbH 06.30. 14 20095 Hamburg 040 / 376 93 182 T 040 / 376 93 136 F Internet: Sabine Eckert press – and public relations Nina Menzel T 040 / 37 69 31 38 F 040 / 37 69 31 82 photos: press

Ancient Cultures

flugfieber.com travel picks up new routes from Costa Cruises in the program. A series of innovations has announced Costa for the Kreuzfahrtenprogamm in the time of fall 2011-spring 2012. While Europe’s leading cruise line presents some completely new routes, their guests for example in the Mediterranean. flugfieber.com travel has recorded in the database of the cruise all routes to. In addition, Costa strengthens the range of cruises in the Caribbean and resumes Israeli ports into the program.

Something very special is also a more than two-month cruise from South America to Asia. The cruise in the Holy Land is a particularly notable trip”Israel returns the offer of Costa Cruises. The Costa Pacifica will be so”during their seven cruises in the Eastern Mediterranean between September 12 and November 17, 2011 visit the Israeli port of Ashdod or Haifa, and thus be on the originally planned route of this eleven-day cruises on the road, after the company stops in Israel in connection with the unrest in the North African region first had taken out of the program. “In the footsteps of the explorers go the at the route from Sudameria to Asia on a route old explorers can be on the Costa Victoria” happy from 7th March 2012. The total 72-tagige cruise runs by Santos once halfway around the world after Shanghai and is available as a whole or in four individual stages.

The first section (17 days) leads Santos of Rio de Janeiro, the Canary Islands, Gibraltar and the Cape Verde Islands after Savona; the second (18 days) further through the Suez Canal after Sharm el-Sheikh, Aqaba, Muscat and Dubai. Visit including Mumbai, Goa, Colombo, Male, and Phuket on the third stage (20 days), the Costa Victoria will be”before she reached Singapore. The last section (17 days) leads Hong Kong and Shanghai to Bangkok, Ho-Chi-Minh City, Halong Bay. All these tours made bookable online at flugfieber.com and are available on costa cruises buchen.html.

Nordland Cruises Edinburgh

You can visit on a Nordland cruise Scotland many Nordland cruises run about Iceland. The North of Scotland is on the way. As a stop on the Shetland and Orkney Islands lends itself. But of course in particular also the slightly farther south located city Edinburgh a dream destination of each Nordland cruise. The leader in the Royal Palace of Holyrood Edinburgh in could straight stem from a book by the brave Tin soldier. Straight, he stretches his a meter ninety in the height, eyes flashing, the mustache, the striking nose sparkles.

The right hand is on one of the high Windows in the gallery. Out there, in the Park, ladies and gentlemen, the Queen is their famous garden parties if she dwells in our city. Up to 6000 guests are invited. Of course they come in only with special tickets. Two policemen and I control. Who has no ticket, like can, not smuggle is perhaps at the two policemen but at me.

Because I, ladies and gentlemen, Master Sergeant!” But a Scottish spit is just something other than a Prussian. “” A few Chambers continued his brisk voice gets at once a sentimental sound: the carpet where I stand now, ladies and gentlemen, is Scottish “-what kind of surprised visitors from the continent” so much as stating that the remaining carpets at the Castle come from England. Up to the flooring, the two parts of the country are carefully kept separate, even if – or perhaps because – the Queen of London here refers to their official residence when she is in Scotland’s capital. It is a traditional building located, a 250 meter of measuring Ridge on the outskirts of Edinburgh, beautifully set against the imposing backdrop, called King Arthur’s seat because of its shape.

Touring America

An approach of the locals as well as tourists promises much try more and more tour operators participate in the local population as well as the indigenous groups of the country with tourism to integrate and they profit. In addition, is a valuable experience, the life and the knowledge of indigenous peoples, for tourists to get to know. The South America travel portal offers more and more travel to South America and Central America, which allow to make acquaintance with the indigenous population. Currently it is estimated the number of members of indigenous peoples on over 350 million worldwide. Indigenous or even indigenous peoples are descendants of the first settlers of all regions of the world. They were displaced by conquests through a variety. This and the subsequent formation of the State had a decimation of their numbers and rights. Their social, economic and cultural traditions that define them as a people, are at risk to get lost. A responsible tourism must confirm the indigenous groups in their roots and their knowledge to give a value. This means Andrea Sauer, Director of the South America of travel portal: indigenous may not be demoted to folk performers. Rather the tourist to define his role as a guest and as a student, who lives in the municipality or takes part in the everyday life for a certain time. This new type of tourism is no longer as good as possible a meeting of rich and poor, but a meeting of cultures, trying to know and not only to scratch the surface, or even completely stuck in prejudice.” If these projects are carried out responsibly, then it can be described as ‘fair tourism’, because of the money that remains of the community. Solidarity, because it finances development projects; responsible, because as the local culture is respected; Green, because the environment is effectively protected, or sustainable, because have no exploitation or profiteering square. The South America of travel portal includes the under other travel, where Visit in a Kuna village in Panama in the program, the Mayan culture can be experienced, Mapuche settlements are visited, the Warao Indians in Venezuela tell of her life, visitors to cooking with indigenous families and more. The traveling with visiting indigenous groups in the Americas travel portal: activities / visit indigenous-groups / Martina Orlovic

German Tourism Federation

But Juhre is not the type of classic life designs. “With his girlfriend, Conny has opened this year an exclusive holiday apartment building at Pentecost by the motto more is sometimes also simply more”. And no evident, excessive luxury is meant, but best quality for the guests. The establishment was not saved, you can tell. In the garden it can be wonderfully in pool and Jacuzzi bask on the terrace entice comfortable sunbeds, and inside the wooden floor under the bare feet feels good.

Also the kitchen in the apartments are modern equipped. And, although Peter Juhre like himself swinging the spoon for his leisure. Where he learned his secret remains, but he can do it. Seemingly playful he shakes every night delicious three-course menus from the sleeve of course only, if it is desired. We rule”no constraints, emphasized the self-made chef. Everyone should be in his arranging a holiday feel completely free. As a guest, friend come again, as this is our slogan, that’s why we offer you some extras.” If for example someone wants something special, he shuts in the morning to the friendly owner of a mountain hut, where a lavish mountain breakfast outdoors.

On request, Juhre accompanied his guests even on hiking tours and shows you the most beautiful places of his new home. The combination of fine facilities and personalised service has five proud star him for his holiday paradise in the evaluation of the German Tourism Federation loosely placed was the holiday paradise on the required number of points. At all the rock music fan and his concept in two ways blend harmoniously into the landscape fit for one, if you sit on the terrace and looks over the pool and green meadows against the mountains, on the other hand, the environment is noticeably weighed the choice Berchtesgaden. So far, everyone had just that has words of praise for Peter Juhre left, and with the neighbors Family friendships. These were mainly just needed at the beginning, as the devastating flood not spared even the freshly baked cottage owners. The water was in the farmyard”good one and a half feet tall, Juhre recalls. I wanted to trust my eyes.” As usual he let not so easy to get in. Who has seen so much like him, a water damage no longer skin the bulb from the holder. Such things happens. The show must go on.