Relive the Battle of Trafalgar with!

Written by Robin Richmond

Often described asrepparttar most decisive naval battle in history, 2005 marksrepparttar 143167 200 year anniversary of The Battle of Trafalgar. The Royal Navy, which has been inspired byrepparttar 143168 events of 200 years ago have beenrepparttar 143169 main organisers ofrepparttar 143170 Trafalgar 200 program of events. The highlight ofrepparttar 143171 bi-centennial year isrepparttar 143172 Battle of Trafalgar Concert atrepparttar 143173 Royal Albert Hall London, which promises to be a massive musical celebration ofrepparttar 143174 sea.

Although Trafalgar 200 marks events that happened 200 years ago,repparttar 143175 focus is very much onrepparttar 143176 present day and celebratingrepparttar 143177 important rolerepparttar 143178 sea plays in our lives today andrepparttar 143179 many exciting maritime challenges that lie ahead. In addition torepparttar 143180 concert, navies from some 40 countries acrossrepparttar 143181 globe are expected atrepparttar 143182 International Fleet Review. The International Festival ofrepparttar 143183 Sea will enable people to talk to sailors first hand about life onrepparttar 143184 ocean wave as wellrepparttar 143185 chance to see a massive range of vessels including Tall Ships, modern warships and more.

Leading providers of short break holidays have an excellent range of hotel plus ticket packages forrepparttar 143186 Battle of Trafalgar Concert available from their website at

See Alaska as never before: Alaska inside passage cruises

Written by Ron Richards

Betweenrepparttar Alaskan mainland and its islands, lies an intriguing waterway best known asrepparttar 143166 inside passage. Abundant in wildlife and breathtaking beauty,repparttar 143167 inside passage affords visitors an experience that cannot be found anywhere in Alaska or inrepparttar 143168 world.

Fromrepparttar 143169 waterway ofrepparttar 143170 passage, one can look upon some ofrepparttar 143171 most magnificent natural scenery to be found such as coastal rainforests, deep blue fjords and tidewater glaciers. Also to be found inrepparttar 143172 passage are numerous species of wildlife including humpback whales, sea lions and seabirds. Because ofrepparttar 143173 awe-inspiring beauty ofrepparttar 143174 passage and since many destinations alongrepparttar 143175 Alaska inside passage are only accessible by plane or boat, inside passage cruises have become one ofrepparttar 143176 most popular tourist attractions ofrepparttar 143177 state.

Few people have visited Alaska without experiencing once in a lifetime moments. Towering tidewater glaciers offer natural beauty that usually is only fully appreciated with an up close and personal view that only a cruise throughrepparttar 143178 inland waterways can afford. From this vantage point you will stand in awe of these mighty glaciers that reach several hundred feet in height and enjoy plentiful wildlife viewing such as humpback whales, orcas, sea lions, mountain goats, brown bears and bald eagles. You will also be stricken speechless byrepparttar 143179 sheer beauty ofrepparttar 143180 inside passage's botanical gardens, spectacular waterfalls, andrepparttar 143181 Alaskan sunrise as seen fromrepparttar 143182 cruise ship.

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