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Active Retirees : Active Retirees Dec-Jan 2012
10 | www.probussouthpacific.org TRAVEL NEWS Life on the Nile TRAVEL NEWS The inspiring setting where Agatha Christie penned Death on the Nile, The Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan, Egypt has sprung back into life as the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. The property had been closed for three years, during which time an extensive renovation restored it to its old-world glamour, with Byzantine- style striped arches, soaring spaces, intricate friezes, decadent chandeliers and views of the Nile. What: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Where: Aswan, Egypt W: www.sofitel-legend.com Travel guide Guests can enjoy Agatha’s own ritual, tea served in the setting sun, baths overlooking the Nile, four restaurants, a world-class spa and luxurious stays in suites named for famous former guests Sir Winston Churchill, Aga Khan and, of course, Agatha Christie. Hilltop spa’s a star What: Award-winning Bebe Spa Sanctuary Where: Outrigger on the Lagoon, Fiji W: www.bebespafiji.com Travel guide Bebe Spa Sanctuary at the Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji was honoured with several industry awards in Sydney in September. For the second year in a row, the spa won the award for Spa Design of the Year. The Spa itself perches above the Outrigger resort, with eight private treatment rooms overlooking the mountains and coast, some with private open-air showers offering amazing views, others with sunken balcony baths to really indulge and relax in. Bebe Spa therapist Atisha Reddy was also recognised, taking out honours as a finalist in the Spa Therapist of the Year category. Explore Africa with Scenic Tours and you could save up to $1600 per couple. On all-inclusive 2012 tours, travellers can visit South Africa to see the Panorama Route’s Blyde River Canyon, stay at a private game reserve lodge in the Kruger National Park, marvel at the Victoria Falls in Zambia, be welcomed at a Maasai village in Kenya and check out the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. African savings What: Scenic Tours’ Africa program When: Book December 2011 for travel in 2012 W: scenictours.com.au T: 1300 723 642 Travel guide
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