GALLERY44 www.exhibitionnews.co.ukInternet World turns 20uBM staff and exhibitors from this year's Internet World trade show at earls Court took time out from the show floor to celebrate the brand's 20th birthday and its ongoing influence in the changing technology landscape. the celebratory bash took place at the Collection in Chelsea, london on 25 April. Right: The celebration is held in the brick and metallic environs of The CollectiveCentre: Internet World group event manager Andy Kiwanuka (left) and eKomi's Borge GrothmannFar right: Guests hear about the history of Internet World and plans for the show's next growth phase Right and above: Exhibition and event organisers including Clarion Events, George P Johnson, Virgin Media and Jack Morton headed to Silverstone to test the new facilities and race trackevents In the fAst lAneMore than 70 representatives from the exhibition and events industry donned their driving gloves to head up to a special open day at the new silverstone Wing in northamptonshire. Guests took part in a welcome ceremony and networking lunch before testing out their skills in racing cars on the track, the home of the British Grand Prix.
Mainland SpainAlgar Waterfalls - Costa BlancaIf you are looking to escape the buzz of Benidorm for a while, this naturalbeauty spot high in the mountains north of Altea is just the ticket. Known as the'Fuentes del Algar', the Falls are made up of spectacular water cascades -some up to 80 metres high -which flow down the mountainside into idyllic,crystal-clear pools surrounded by lichen-covered rocks. You can swim in therefreshing pools, showered by the falling water -remember to take yourswimming costume -and stroll along the picturesque, oleander-fringedpathways that follow the river. When you've had your feel of the falls, there is arestaurant, bar and cactus garden nearby or you can enjoy a picnic in thedesignated areas. Mundomar - Costa BlancaTranslated from Spanish, this means 'sea world' which gives visitors an idea ofwhat's in store. This theme park makes a great family day out where marineanimals and exotic birds are the main attractions. There's a dolphinarium,turtles, sea lions, a bat cave, penguins and even a parrot show along with achildren's park. An underwater viewing area has been built giving a differentperspective and there's a restaurant and numerous refreshment facilities. Alhambra Palace, Granada - Costa del SolLocated in the Moorish city of Granada, this stupendous, red-walled palacecomplex is one of Spain's gems and a must-see if you want to get a taste of thecountry's rich history. On a hill overlooking the city, it's a fairytale sight, made upof splendid royal palaces, chapels, court complexes and a bathhouse andmosque. Built and added onto by successive Moorish rulers during medievaltimes, you can tour all the main sections, walking through exquisite, mosaic-laden chambers, sumptuous salons, tranquil fountained courtyards andromantic gardens. Make sure you climb the Palace's Vela Tower, a highpointthat reveals breathtaking views over the city and distant mountains. Rock of Gibraltar - Costa del SolA fantastic day out awaits in Gibraltar, the mighty chunk of rock jutting into thesea at the southern end of the Costa del Sol. A British crown colony, it's a littlepiece of Britain in the Mediterranean, and offers some memorable sightseeing.Here, you can stroll through the town with its city walls, shops, museums andEnglish pubs, and even watch the changing of the guard at the Governor'sresidence. As a highlight, you can take the cable car to watch the antics of theRock's famous Barbary apes and tour the maze of eerie caves hidden withinthe cliffs, including the vast St. Michael's Grotto, with its awe-inspiringstalactites and stalagmites.Cabo de Gata Natural Park -Costa AlmeriaFor those of you who love walking and wildlife, visit the 'Cabo de Gata NaturalPark' which is Andalucia's largest coastal nature reserve. The park offers avaried landscape of volcanic mountains, sand dunes and arid desert. Highlightsalso include hidden sandy coves, wetlands, a lagoon and jagged cliffs lappedby the rolling sea. Marked by a lighthouse at the very tip of the Cabo de Gatapeninsula, this natural area offers activities which range from sports like hiking,mountain biking and water sports, to more cultural or historical pursuits likevisiting the ancient ruins, exploring the tranquil fishing hamlets, bird watching orsimply relaxing on the spectacular stretch of untouched beaches.Tabernas -Costa AlmeriaThis gem of a small village is great for visitors interested in movies or the WildWest. Situated just sixteen miles from Almeria city and nestled between theSierra de Filabres and Sierra de Alhamilla, the small village is surrounded by adesert landscape. It's also housed American film stars like Clint Eastwood,Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale and Lee van Cleef, and has played the roleof the 'set' in films such as The Magnificent Seven, The Good, The Bad and TheUgly and A Fistful of Dollars. 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