Yorkshire Dales offers countless opportunities for enjoyment on holiday, but its castles are by far some of the most interesting and accessible of the lot. Your Yorkshire hotel is certain to be within range of many of the interesting castles throughout the region, castles that many believe to be the most splendid of all the United Kingdom. Any one of them will add depth and character to your visit to the Yorkshire Dales, so don’t neglect these destinations or you will certainly regret it. Skipton is a great place to start, although there are castles near almost every Yorkshire Hotel. In Skipton, though, you can choose a fabulous hotel to plan your trips. The lovely Rendesvouz Hotel is beautiful and has a family-friendly atmosphere and an excellent staff. It also boasts a wellness center, a fine restaurant, wonderful rooms, and a long list of amenities.
Tag Archive: history
Nowhere else in the world can you get the expansive feel of walking back in time as in Pompeii. Although archeologists have only excavated a small slice of the area, today visitors can enjoy abundant sights within the ancient Roman city. But what to see and not become overwhelmed?
For many years caravanning was seen as an economic holiday option that nevertheless requires some sacrifice and discomfort. This is most certainly not the case any longer. Advances in caravans over recent years have seen this type of holiday being brought to the forefront of affordable holidays that still offer individuals and families all the comforts offered by conventional vacation accommodation facilities.
With its amazing natural beauty and charm along with its rich historical heritage, it comes as no surprise at all that the Yorkshire Dales is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the United Kingdom. The Dales is located in Northern England, and its location certainly adds to its charm. There are a number of attractions you’ll want to visit during your holiday, and you’ll also want a nice place to return to every night while you’re there.
In previous years, caravans were mainly for use during getaways and vacations and very rarely as permanent living quarters. The vans are also used in low income areas where people live in caravan parks. They have since come a long way with several advances in caravans over recent years.
A lot of people are looking for new places to visit. Airline travel has made the world a lot smaller and made it possible for a lot more people to visit a lot more different countries. One thing that you have to do if you are one of these people is visit Basra at least once.
If you’re planning a visit to Chichn Itz, chances are you’ve already got a long list of sights to check out. No doubt, between researching on your own and taking the advice of friends or acquaintances who’ve been themselves, you’ll have found you need a notepad to record all the features, buildings, sculptures, and courtyards with some special historical significance, like the great pyramid El Castillo or the stunning Great Ballcourt. The wonders of Chichn Itz are many and multifaceted, so much so that even travelers who’ve made multiple trips often overlook the diminutive but fascinating features on this list.
Chichn Itz was one of the Mayan civilization’s most important cities. From the time of its establishment, around 600 AD, up through the apex of Mayan rule over the Yucatn peninsula, the city stood as a shining example of their culture’s ingenuity, diversity, and power. It was, therefore, a natural religious center for the Mayan empire as well, and at least during parts of its evolutionary cycle, human sacrifice was one of the rites and rituals practiced there. For this purpose alone, a sacred cenote was vouchsafed on the northern fringes of Chichn Itz; the hole left by the collapse of an underground cave’s roof, which then filled with water, this cenote became the grave for untold numbers of citizens and slaves throughout the long years of Mayan domination over Mesoamerica.
“Walvis Bay” means “Whale Bay”, probably owing to the proliferation of these lovely sea creatures in its clear waters. This beautiful African city rife with natural resources and exotic wildlife is slowly becoming a favorite tourist destination because of the unique and exciting activities it has to offer on its wondrous sandy dunes and clear, blue waters. Located on the Namibian western coast, it is found along the Atlantic Ocean.
The Eiffel Tower, is one of the most famous landmarks around the world. It may not be tall by today’s standards at 985 feet, but it did manage to hold the record for the highest structure in the world for an amazing 40 years.