Idyllic St. Lucia
Sun, 31 Jan 2016
A year ago, St Lucia was hit by a massive hurricane which caused huge devastation and loss of life. The hurricane coincided with our Ramblers Worldwide holiday, which, naturally, was cancelled (see From St Lucia…to Morocco for what we did next). So when we arrived at Gatwick this last November,...
The Costa Rica Highlights
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
Left San Jose for Cahuita and stopped en route at a butterfly farm, which was fantastic – the photos prove it! Cahuita was really nice, the gardens fantastic, and we had frequent sightings of capuchin monkeys (which we saw throughout the whole holiday).
Lyrical Walking Holidays: Cuba
Fri, 15 Jan 2016
Christopher Columbus crossed the sea I place this cross so you belong to me
Sun, 03 Jan 2016
Waiting for us at 8am in morning sunshine were two open backed lorries. Climbing up short metal ladders we sat on a wooden bench with back-packs at our feet, and roared down the road through the small busy town of Baracoa, bumping over cobbles, squeezing around street corners, then out into the...
Sat, 02 Jan 2016
Manchester Airport – early flight 9.25am. We were impressed by efficiency of ‘check-in’ and discovered that after we said bye-bye to our luggage at Manchester Airport, the next time we would see it would be in our cabin on board the Braemar.
A Wildlife Paradise
Fri, 01 Jan 2016
Costa Rica is the perfect destination to be surrounded by a wealth of animals and birds, and the places and hotels that you stay with on the Ramblers Worldwide Holidays trips are positioned in perfect locations to take full advantage of the sheer volume of stunning and interesting wildlife that...