Archives for 2010

Toshogu Shrine | Japan Tokyo Travel

A day tour to Nikko National Park and the Toshogu Shrine. An amazing experience, not to be missed if you are visiting Tokyo, Japan.

Why choose a small group tour?

Sit back – Relax and enjoy a Small Group Tour! A Small Group Tour is more manageable from a logistic point of view, more personal, and provides more flexibility for the travelers. Numbers for a small group tour usually fall between 10-14 people. This is a friendly number where everyone has opportunity to meet and mix with […]

Tokyo Japan – Travel to Nikko

Nikko Travel – Rinnoji and the Toshogu Shrine Today a new adventure in our TOKYO JAPAN TRAVEL tour. This was a one day tour from Tokyo. We travel from Tokyo to Nikko to the Nikko National Park, first to visit the Toshogu Shrine, (a Japanese Cultural experience not to be missed), then Kegon Waterfall and […]

Ancient Buddhist Temple|The Lama Temple Beijing China

The “Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple” Beijing In Beijing there are many Temples. Buddhist Temples in Beijing are centuries old. Some were built for ordinary people, others were for members of the imperial court.  The most important Buddhist Temple in Beijing is known by various names such as the “Lama Temple”,the “Palace of […]

Travel Tours Now on Your Mobile

Let your mobile device be your sightseeing guide! You simply load the files from the CD to your mobile and GO!  Visual Travel Tours is the first to provide multimedia self-guided tours made for your own mobile device. As opposed to most other travel guides, their tours written by locals who have inside information on destinations. […]

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls was also on our agenda and we FLEW back to Maun and then to Victoria Falls. We had one night at the grand Victoria Falls Hotel. It is in the Victoria Falls National Park, a world heritage site. The Victoria Falls Hotel still evokes the gracious ambiance of an Edwardian style colonial era, […]

Fothergill Island – Lake Kariba

More about my adventure travel in Africa The next camp was at Fothergill Island on Lake Kariba. The story of Lake Kariba is a fascinating one and a very special story. During 1958-59 when the building of the Kariba Dam across the Zambezi River was completed, many animals were left stranded on rapidly shrinking islands […]

Duba Plains – A baby hippopotamus

Our second experience with Hippo’s was quite different to the first. We travelled by mokoro to a small island. Our guide was carrying his rifle which didn’t make me happy at all, and on the bank where we alighted from the canoe was an imprint where a crocodile had been lying. Our guide hastened to […]


I have always felt a special empathy with the gentle-eyed Giraffes, with their rich brown patterned bodies. The Giraffes are such peculiar creatures in so many ways, with their long necks and spindly long legs, but they were a ‘must see” on our African Adventure Safari. I put my order in with James, our guide. […]

The Lions at Night – Duba Plains

The name of our native guide was James. He had a beautiful display of white teeth set in an enormous warm friendly smile. That evening he took us on an adventure to see the lions at night. Issued with a warm parka, rain-proof on the outside and blanketed on the inside, six of us clambered into […]

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