Day 3 took us across the spectacular Corinth Canal
, a collaboration between Greece and Austria to connect the Aegean and lonian seas, to Ancient Corinth, founded in 7000 BC.
I took the diesel across a disused railway bridge spanning the Corinth Canal
and the petrol over dusty gravel tracks with slippery surfaces and neither car baulked at the terrain or found any difficulty.
Forget a fortnight in Benidorm, older tourists now are being offered Madagascar, Jerusalem and Japan, the Swedish waterways, the Corinth Canal
, the Namib Desert, the Azores or the wildlife of Africa.
He will travel from the seaport town of Nafpilo through to Tripoli, exploring thousands of plant species around the Corinth Canal
, olive groves of the Mani Peninsula and the mediaeval fortress of Monemvasis There is an additional academic side to the trip as Josh will write a report for The Merlin Trust about what he has learned.
Highlights will include sailing the Great Barrier Reef and New Year's Eve at Sydney Harbour Bridge, island-hopping in Indonesia, squeezing through the Corinth Canal
and excursions to African game parks and Spitsbergen's eerie abandoned mining towns - plus three mystery cruises, where only the Captain knows where the ship is going!
Our small ships provide exclusive access to destinations unavailable to large ships, such as transiting the Corinth Canal
or probing the Amazon.
Then, teams had to choose one member to bungee jump down into the Corinth Canal
before receiving their next clue.
Flt Lt Mike Rankine, from Crosby, reaches the Corinth Canal
, in Greece
AFTERNOON Sailing through the Corinth Canal
in the Aegean Sea, watching foxes navigate the near vertical sides of the ancient waterway.
This tourist, however, enjoyed the sites of Athens, Delphi, the Corinth Canal
, and various islands while sailing on a private boat.
"19 Awesome Things You May Not Have Seen Yet'' includes a tiny tugboat pulling a giant ship through the Corinth Canal
in Greece; a water bridge suspended over a river in Germany; and, the second-hand phone market in China, with huge piles of phones.