I love bees. And the Butchart Gardens outside Victoria on Vancouver Island are a paradise for them.
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The last time I was in Montreal in the winter it wasn’t just cold, it was COLD! Minus 42 degrees, to be precise. The temperature at which the Celsius and Fahrenheit temperature scales cross!
The history of Canada played out nightly, using the Canadian Parliament Building as the screen. Now that’s pretty impressive!
Walking around the remains of Carn Euny Ancient Village in Cornwall, it’s amazing to think it was abandoned over 1600 years ago!
Despite being built more than 300 years after Shakespeare wrote the play Romeo and Juliet, people still flock to see ‘Juliet’s Balcony’ when visiting Verona in Italy!
Although home of dark Gothic towers, Prague also has a softer side.
One day I’ll watch the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix live from a grandstand. Until then, I’ll just have to be satisfied to have had the chance to walk the whole racetrack.
The Lion’s Mound was constructed to commemorate the wounding of the Dutch Prince of Orange at the Battle of Waterloo. Today it features prominently on the battlefield... and also in the third Jaspa’s Journey adventure, Jaspa’s Waterloo!
The Pyramids at Giza are incredible. But so is their grandfather – the oldest pyramid of them all, the Step Pyramid of Djoser at nearby Saqqara.
I imagine the Parthenon is a special place at any time of the day, but first thing in the morning, before the crowds arrive, is just magical.