"It's deep and dangerous, but you'll be OK, just keep cool," says Quinton, the dive master, looking us over speculatively and sizing up who could be the weakest link when the pressure came on."
Hole New World
Divers have long been fascinated by Belize's mysterious Blue Hole. Maggi Jones takes the plunge into this shadowy abyss.
" I pushed onwards and upwards until I finally drew out of the trees
to be presented with a landscape below that made me gasp at its
In Dracula's Shadow
Maggi Jones discovers pastoral perfection on a visit to the province of
Maramures in Romania
Park includes 22 miles of hiking trails amidst towering cedars,
rose gardens, an aquarium, cricket fields, totem poles and a wonderful
six mile seawall that you can walk, roller blade or cycle along"
Jones visisted Vancouver and found that the west coast lifestle
exceeded all her expectations.
case you thought that Malta was little more than a rocky cluster,
be assured it has vestiges of stone age temples, ancient Phoenician
influences, and once flirted with the Roman empire; and that's all
before the dawn of a new millennium"
Jones discovers fine restaurants, ancient history, exquisite architecture
and a thriving cafe culture on the island of Malta