the day we went to jungfraujoch

Jungfraujoch has eluded us once again but we did get one step closer this time!! Maybe next time – we will actually see a view. 294 more words


Tallin, much more than the Old Town

Tallin is the capital of Estonia, its largest city, and by far the most touristic. Most visitors come to Estonia only to visit Tallin, only to see the old town, but the city has much more to offer. 1,193 more words


NMC Recordings of Gwilym Simcock & City of London Sinfonia now available for digital download!

After a fantastic few months of performances, broadcasts and interviews across the country, we are delighted to announce that NMC’s recording of Gwilym Simcock’s On a Piece of Tapestry… 216 more words

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Southern Sky Column aka Avatar Hallelujah Mountain

The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Chinese: 湖南张家界国家森林公园; pinyin: Húnán Zhāngjiājiè Guójiā Sēnlín Gōngyuán; literally: “Hunan Zhangjiajie National Forest Park”) is a unique national forest park located in Zhangjiajie City in northern Hunan Province in the People’s Republic of China. 257 more words

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Austria by bike: vineyards, villages and castles in the Wachau Valley

A cool breeze blows off the Danube as I climb in to the saddle of a cruiser bike in Krems, Austria.

I’m setting off on a guided 42-kilometre adventure with six other guests from the ARosa Silva river boat on the last day of our 10-night cruise along the Danube. 541 more words


Thebes Jeebies!

The Temple of Karnak, just north of Luxor, is the largest temple complex in the entire world, and was part of the infamous city of Thebes. 484 more words