8000 Meters Facts
the Explorers The Times presents Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show 3-5
March 2006 at NEC, Birmingham
Don't miss the travel experts,
authors and explorers at Destinations - the UK's favourite holiday Show.
Experience Everest through the mind of Jake Meyer, youngest Briton to climb
Everest, feel the wind through your hair with tales from record breaking skier
Ben Saunders and share tips from ultimate survivor
Bear Grylls, who's
'Quest for Gold' in the Venezuelan jungle will be aired on C4 soon. Feel the
rough terrain of the Taklimakan desert through the words of presenter and
producer of BBC Series 'Extremes Along the Silk Road' Nick Middleton, and
finally discover which 'Unforgettable Journeys to Take Before You Die' with
author Steve Watkins.
At Destinations Show discover
a feast of holiday ideas, meet and get advice from large travel operators to
small niche tours as well as authoritative tourist boards. From Antarctica to
Zimbabwe, there are ideas for all tastes and budgets.
Plus enjoy Laughter Yoga,
Zimbabwean cuisine and wood carving from the Tyrol, Austria as a taster of
this stunning Austrian region. Check out the French Can Can troupe,
traditional Indian Kathak dancers and more on The World Entertainment Stage.
Enjoy a fantastic day out and take advantage of exclusive show offers from a
range of travel companies and make a holiday booking on the day.
Tickets cost:are available from the Destinations Hotline on 08701 200 332*
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