Kiting Across the Atlantic Ocean:
After a month at sea, sailing from Lorient to Bermuda, the crew of the revolutionary Race for Water vessel has been learning the art, and the science, of their high-altitude kite. Currently in the middle of the Atlantic, the Race for Water is averaging 5 knots towards Bermuda, which will be the first stopover of this five year Odyssey focused on promoting ocean preservation.
After a month of sailing, it has been a period full of lessons for a crew getting to grips with and optimizing the clean and renewable technology on board. According to Martin Gavériaux (engineer) and Pascal Morizot (captain), the Race for Water consumes per hour on average 15 kW for its propulsion and 4 kW fo…
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The UK has long been fascinated with the USA and the people that live over the Atlantic Ocean from us, the American influence on our own culture is often seen whether it is in movies and music or cuisine many people will be interested in visiting the source of these aspects of daily life and want to visit the country themselves. And a big country it is as well, many will have areas they want to visit such as New York City, Miami, Los Angeles and Las Vegas but to get a fuller appreciation of the American way of life you’ll need to dig a little deeper.
Combining a number of destinations into your holiday could prove difficult, especially as you’ll have to arrange transportation and accommodation ahead of time taking many months of careful planning. Instead you could opt for an escorted tour of the land of the free and go on an escorted tour of North America either focussing on a particular region such as the East Coast or West coast or perhaps you’ve had your fill of cities and towns and want to experience the great outdoors, if it is in the United States of America then there’s a strong chance there is an escorted tour to cater to your wants from an American holiday.
One of the most popular North American escorted tours has been exploring the west coast states including trips to â??fog town’ San Francisco, â??the glitter bowl’ in Hollywood and Los Angeles and â??Sin city’ Las Vegas. There are many escorted tours that combine these three destinations and have proven popular with UK tourists mostly because it best exhibits the outrageous lifestyles and experiences that you simply won’t find anywhere else in the world.
The east coast with the nation’s capital Washington DC, New England and of course New York are often grouped together as they can give you a totally different American experience too. Whether you want to see the White House or indulge in some retail therapy in New York this trip could also include a trip up north to Niagara Falls for something natural and truly breathtaking.
For those looking to see all of these experiences at once there are even tours that span a longer time period where you get to spend time on both coasts and enjoy everything that north America has to offer, so if you want to visit North America but want to get a fuller experience then an escorted tour could be just the ticket!
Luxury escorted tours to the USA are a great way to explore and enjoy the huge country, specialist North America Escorted Tours could help you get the most from your holiday and provide lasting memories.