Posts Tagged ‘ Madagascar ’

Saturday snippets: 18th November 2017

Nov 18th, 2017 | By

A swathe of figures show that British visitor numbers to the Sychelles, Dominican Republic and Cyprus show that we are not cutting back yet. So campaigns by Italy, Ras al Khaimah and Chicago will be pleased that we might consider them for holidays as well.



Where the experts holiday: Hilary Bradt MBE, tour leader, founder of Bradt travel guides and patron of the British charity, Money for Madagascar

Jan 26th, 2014 | By

The Bradt Travel Guides founder talks travel



Win a unique six week volunteering expedition to Belize or Madagascar this summer

Feb 27th, 2013 | By

Win a unique six -week volunteering expedition to Belize or Madagascar this summer



The Everglades, Madagascar and the Galapagos

Aug 2nd, 2010 | By

As one goes off another returns.
Last week, in Brasilia, UNESCO met to approve a new list of additions to its World Heritage Register. There were lots of additions and announcements and we’ll have a fuller review after the meeting is over on Tuesday.. There are two announcements though, about places that nearly everyone will know.
Sad to relate that the Florida Everglades have returned to being listed as endangered on the UNESCO list of heritage sites in danger. In addition the tropical forests of Madagascar have been added as well. But the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu have been taken off as UNESCO views the efforts by Ecuador and Peru to safeguard them as succeeding.