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The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona
The fiestas of San Fermin are celebrated in Pamplona, in the region of Navarra, every year from the 6th to the 14th of July. They have become internationally known because of the running of the bulls, where the bulls are lead through the streets of the old quarter as far as the bull ring by runners.
The “Encierro” is the event at the heart of the Sanfermines and makes the fiesta a spectacle that would be unimaginable in any other place in the world. It was born from need: getting the bulls from outside the city into the bullring. The encierro takes place from July 7th to 14th and starts at the corral in Calle Santo Domingo when the clock on the church of San Cernin strikes eight o”clock in the morning. After the launching of two rockets, the bulls charge behind the runners for 825 metres, the distance between the corral and the bullring. The run usually lasts between three and four minutes although it has sometimes taken over ten minutes, especially if one of the bulls has been isolated from his companions.
Austria – Arrive & Revive
The new Austrian Summer Highlights takes us to St. Wolfgang and its famous backdrop, popular wedding location Lake Traunsee, the UNESCO World Heritage village of Hallstatt and the Wachau region with its mild climate and outstanding wines.
Like a 380km-long string of pearls, the Romantic Road connects the most beautiful landscapes of Austria, passing fantastic lakes and mountain panoramas, as well as especially worthwhile villages. Starting from Salzburg, the road leads you through the provinces of Upper Austria and Lower Austria to the capital Vienna, lifting the lid on a world of palaces, monasteries, castles and museums along the way.
The Eastern & Oriental Express Luxury Train
Experience four luxury train journeys that let you experience Asia in greater depth. Each of our itineraries offers a unique opportunity to discover more about this beguiling and beautiful part of the world.
Enjoy the luxury of taking time to truly experience this wonderful part of the world. Leading you from ancient Khmer temples, to Malaysian tea plantations and the vineyards of modern Thailand, our expert guides will introduce you to the sights and sounds of South East Asia that other travellers rarely witness.
This is what we do !!
Let’s explore, dream, discover. Let’s soak in the milieu – of big cities, towns with character, quaint villages. Taste the flavours, observe the customs, understand the religions and flow with the tide of humanity. Let’s make a start. A different start. Where planning itself becomes an enriching part of the journey.
Pilgrim’s Progress will be with YOU – right from the first tentative step of fixing a date: go through the whole array of possible destinations; match your budget: to then arrive at an ‘Itinerary’.
A holiday is a holiday is a holiday.
The high spirits, the thrill, the joy de verve … Pilgrim’s Progress will partner you and stitch together the whole programme. The transportation, the hotels, the home stays, the farm stays. We will help with the tiresome process of documentation. The minor details, which you may usually miss. There should be interesting options available. We will be different.
Pilgrim’s Progress is much more than your familiar ticketing agent. We certainly provide more options than the tour operator who places before you a series of set packages. There are an immense variety of interesting experiences that big Travel Agencies would not bother to dwell into.
Get out of the notion of the ‘packaged deal’. You will soon realize that the cost of Family and Individual travel can be reasonably low and offers excellent value for money.
Our Destinations this summer, 2013.
The Himalayas with focus on out of the way destinations in Himachal, Ladakh, Darjeeling, Sikkim …..
The Forests where there are thrilling safaris in the Corbett, Kaziranga, Manas, Namdhapa and the Sunderbans.
There is Gaumukh, Gangotri, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Allahabad & Varanasi for those on a search of their essential religious selves.
Of course there is Mumbai to Goa to Kerala along the Western Ghats.
You will enjoy our tour of the Mediterranean. The Greek Islands – Santorini and Mykonos, Italy with Naples and Sicily; and Spain with a splash of Ibiza.
Egypt is a treasure trove for history lovers. Morocco is fascinatingly beautiful and the misic can be haunting.
We are ready for Madagascar, Mauritius and the Maldives if you want the surf, the sand and the sun…
Northeast India is the eastern-most region of India and comprises of the contiguous Seven Sister States — Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura — and the Himalayan state of SikkimClick to view full album..
Kolkata ( Calcutta) was in the early days of Independent India, called the City of Palaces. Thereafter a certain Dominique Lapierre called it the City of Joy !!Click to view full album..
The cities of Rome, Florence, Turin and most of all - Venice have facinated travellers all through history. The climate is typically Mediterranean,though, these days, it becomes terribly hot and humid in summer - particularly in Rome.Click to view full album..
Spiti is the sub division of Lahaul & Spiti district with its headquarters at Kaza. It is called "Little Tibet" because it has almost the same terrain, vegetation & climate . Spiti also means "Middle Country". It lies between Tibet, Ladakh, Kinnaur, Lahaul & Kulu.Click to view full album..
Idstein is a town of about 25,000 inhabitants in the Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis in the Regierungsbezirk of Darmstadt in Hesse, Germany. The old town has a high concentration of colorful and lavish half-timbered 17th century buildings decorated with the Hessian Fachwerk style.Click to view full album..
Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia via a land bridge formed by the Sinai PeninsulaClick to view full album..
Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a state of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.Click to view full album..
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast AsiaClick to view full album..
Austria is a landlocked country of roughly 8.47 million people in Central Europe.Click to view full album..
Kerala an Indian state on the south-western tip of India on the Malabar Coastline.The region had been a prominent spice exporter from 3000 BCE to 3rd century.Click to view full album..
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