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      April 2012

Midnight Sun Lofoten Islands, NorwayGuess what time of day this picture was taken? It's broad daylight and the sun is streaming across the crags. A small convoy of campervans has come to witness one of nature's spectacles, in this instance on the Lofoten Islands of northern Norway, way above the Arctic Circle. (A similar phenomenon occurs in the southern hemisphere, too, but Inntravel don't go there - yet.)
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Posted: 12/04/2012 08:27:36 by | with 0 comments

In mid-May, the fairy-tale medieval town of Gubbio plays host to one of the oldest Italian folklore festivals, the Festa Dei Ceri, or 'Race of the Candles'. Believed to have started in the 12th century to celebrate a famous victory over would-be invaders, the festival today sees the town come alive with colour and pageantry, drawing people in from far and wide. Read the full post
Posted: 07/04/2012 14:43:46 by | with 0 comments

After ten years' reconstruction and costing £33million, the former Bishop’s Palace in the French city of Albi has just reopened as the new, modern home of the world’s greatest collection of Toulouse-Lautrec paintings. Be among the first to see how his vibrant, animated paintings so cleverly captured late-nineteenth century France. Read the full post
Posted: 05/04/2012 08:38:55 by Peter Williamson, Inntravel | with 0 comments

Borg Viking Museum LofotenSome countries just have to be explored by sea – and Norway is certainly one of them. On BBC 2 last night, the Coast team travelled from Lillesand in the south to Svalbard, way above the Arctic Circle, with stops in the Hardangerfjord, Bergen and the Lofoten Islands. Read the full post
Posted: 04/04/2012 09:24:04 by | with 0 comments

Walking in Corfu, St OnuphriusThree weeks ago, I had never heard of St Onuphrius. (“Who?” I hear you cry!) Well, that’s exactly what I thought before a recent trip to the Greek Islands, where I was researching new routes for our walking holiday in Greece, along Corfu’s West Coast... Read the full post
Posted: 03/04/2012 11:19:43 by | with 1 comments

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