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July 2016

Helpful news from us at Scenic throughout July
31
Jul

River cruise ships now come with features that have turned them from your average boat into luxury hotels that just happen to be floating on Europe’s rivers. Today’s finest ships come with all kinds of luxury furnishings and facilities, but some may just surprise you. 

30
Jul

It’s one thing for a nation to develop and nurture national parks for its citizens and tourists alike, but in Australia, they have put together a parks system that not only looks to the future through a proactive environmental policy, but one that also honours the earliest inhabitants of the areas.

30
Jul

With some sand, sun and a cool breeze coming off the Atlantic Ocean, the effect that Rouen sur Mer has on people is hopefully one of pure relaxation. The annual event tries to bring people together on the banks of the Seine in the heart of the French summer.

30
Jul

Heading for Cape Cod to enjoy the sun and surf has been an American tradition for generations. The practice was made even more famous by America’s political elite, the Kennedys, who established a compound on the Cape at Hyannis Port.

29
Jul

Just a few kilometres south of Porto, a small Portuguese town steps back in time to celebrate a great period in the region’s past. Each summer, Santa Maria da Feira once again becomes a medieval town – one complete with knights, swords and jousting.

29
Jul

Throughout the summer, the Rhine is routinely set on fire. No emergency crews or fire brigades need to be called for this unique celebration of the waterway that means so much to the region.

28
Jul

Summertime in southern France should be about lazy, warm afternoons – complete with a cold cocktail and nice meal. The unique flavour combinations and fresh, locally sourced food make this geographic style of cooking a delightful adventure.

28
Jul

Two recent finds in Siem Reap will hopefully shed some light on the history of the Mekong River Valley. In two separate events, farmers have stumbled upon ancient ruins and priceless artefacts.

27
Jul

One of the most rugged roads in the Western United States is turning 100 years old, and the famous national park that it now calls home is having a celebration to remember it. The Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park with be re-dedicated on 28 July.

25
Jul

After years of conflict following the break-up of what was formerly Yugoslavia, in the city of Osijek especially, they will celebrate the Day of Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving and the Day of Croatian Defenders on 5 August.

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