In a year that will see Harrogate taking centre stage for the ‘Olympics of cycling,’ the UCI Road World Championships, our town has welcomed another major global event for the tourism industry this week.
They used to be passing strangers in their home town of Barnsley but two military men from the South Yorkshire town have now become brothers in arms as they prepare for a tour of Afghanistan next year.
Naturally, a first trip to Africa is bound to yield a set of completely new experiences. But it took mere moments for Kenya to seem unforgettable. After leaving Moi International Airport in the Mombasa region to head east for the coastal Watamu resort, the nation’s extreme colour began to unfold.