Travel Agenda: Holiday and Travel Show; Kenya; Australia Day
Saturday 17 January 2009
The Holiday and Travel Show is at Manchester Central until tomorrow. Over 800 exhibitors will be enticing visitors (holidayshows.com).
All eyes will be on Washington this Tuesday when Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th US President. But Obama fever is gripping Kenya, where events are planned in Kogelo, where Obama senior was born and raised (magicalkenya.com and obamainauguration2009. com). The Niagara Icewine Festival runs until next weekend in Ontario, the world's ice wine (a dessert wine made from frozen grapes) capital (niagara winefestival.com).
In the diary...
Australia Day is on 26 January and the biggest celebrations will be held in Perth with a firework display and festive activities (westernaustralia.com). The day will be marked in the UK with events including the Great Australian Wine Experience in Edinburgh and also at the Emirates Stadium, London, on 28 January (wineaustra lia.com/uk). The Winter Wanders weekend is in London from 31 January to 1 February. Don your walking shoes and explore guided walks organised by Walk London (walklondon.org.uk).
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