That is the title Kenya claims for itself. It has also been prominently in the news recently for it was here, sixty years ago last February, that the Queen learnt of her succession to the throne. On this jubilee weekend you can see, on television, the black and white grainy pictures of her visit there in 1952 to Treetops Hotel. (which is itself celebrating its 80th year in 2012.)
The launch of a new book edited by Bill Bryson, “The Road Less Travelled”, which looks at less well known, less visited places has given the Sunday Times to use the book and ask if readers know of others. The five places it says are the most over-rated are Stonehenge, Petra in Jordan, the Colosseum in Rome, Machu Picchu in Peru and Angkor in Cambodia. So far it has had 90 comments on its website for and against the choices. And that’s a lot more than articles usually get.
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