As a child my parents bought me a book about the White Witch of Rose Hall in Jamaica by Herbert G. de Lisser.
It’s a fascinating story about Annie Palmer, the former English owner of a plantation in Jamaica and her dictatorship over the lives of the slaves working on her land. There’s even a song written about the legend called “The Ballad of Annie Palmer” recorded by Johnny Cash. Continue reading Historical legends explored at Rose Hall, Jamaica
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England, close to Amesbury and Salisbury. As one of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones that apparently opened in 2000 BC with construction commencing in 2600 BC.
Now I say apparently because before visiting I knew very little about it and now, after the visit, well I still know very little. Continue reading Stonehenge: a load of old rocks or something more?
As the second largest city of Switzerland, Geneva is home to main industries of banking, governmental administration, technology and tourism – there’s a vast mix of world class hotels like Intercontinental Geneva. The city prides itself as one of the most beautiful and cultured cities in the world offering nature and architecture with a rich palette of history. The city is also a major gateway to the Alps, ideal for outdoor enthusiasts all year round. Continue reading Five reasons to visit Geneva, Switzerland