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Oktoberfest is not only a feast for the beer loving senses, but for your eyes and ears as well. From incredible fairground rides to traditional costume (and sometimes – look away now Mrs Lewis – what’s in them), to majestic beer tents and brilliant bands.
If I was to say Oktoberfest to you, would your first thoughts be of funfair rides and shooting galleries, fine wine and views of historic cathedrals? Would you even bring to mind the scores of school parties dressed in traditional clothing that flock to the event?
Sometimes you don’t need to go to Peru, the West Indies or Australia to find a little travelling gem. And often unexpected spots can bring scenes of great beauty or interest.
Where in the World? is this… the answer, of course, is Cusco in Peru. These flower sellers can be found all around the streets of the central Peruvian city, which serves as the gate to the Inca Trial.
There are a few clues in this week’s Where in the World? competition. But can you guess which city this picture was taken in?
I don’t know about you, but even during bountiful times I think it’s fun to discover things we can do without spending much money.
You know you’re on to a good thing when you find yourself walking up Brewery Lane. At the end of this enticing roadway, you will find yourself outside a somewhat ramshackle looking Victorian building.
Cruising down the river with statues that look like Vladimir Putin, discovering a multi-billion dollar playground capital in Kazakhstan and staring death in the face on a plane to Macau.