Monday, 22 April 2013

Málaga - where tourism continues to grow.

An article in Sur in English (12th-18th April 2013) concerning tourism on the Costa del Sol stated that in Málaga the rate of tourism is 'growing unusually fast for the current [economic] climate'.

Monday, 15 April 2013

The perils facing ancient monuments.


Last month a group of Russians hung about the Great Pyramid at Giza before illegally scaling its summit and taking a series of stunning images.  By hiding from the guards for five hours on the top of the pyramid, the Russian trio managed to avoid detection and prosecution. Since news of their ascension went viral there have been mixed reactions as to their feat – was it a defiant and courageous act to share views and photographs that no ordinary tourist has been able to capture for more than 60 years, or a violation of rules put in place to protect those monuments?

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

A Jewel of an Amphitheatre - El Jem

In 1996 I took a safari through Tunisia stopping at El Jem; the largest amphitheatre in Africa it is another fine example of Roman propaganda.

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