Wednesday, 2 January 2013

New Years In the UK!

Happy New Year Readers! We are now in 2013 and with a new year year comes more potential for travelling! We hope that you had a good time ringing in the new year wherever and however you were celebrating the arrival of 2013. For this blog, we thought we’d look back at two of the best New Years celebrations that took place across the UK. Keep them in mind for next year or let us know if you were there!
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay
This year Edinburgh saw some 75,000 people celebrate the arrival of 2013 with a fireworks display from the castle ramparts. Weather conditions were reported as ‘perfect’ for the sold-out celebrations which began with a torchlight procession watched by an estimated 35,000 people Sunday night and ended  on the 2nd of January.

London’s Firework Display
It was estimated that about 250,000 people were in the city to watch the show which ended with a spectacular fireworks display. Lasting 11 minutes and featuring 12,500 fireworks the display lit up the riverside landmarks of the capital and was viewed by millions around the world, as well as by those attending!

Let us know how you spent your New Years eve and don’t forget to check back here again next week! Happy New Year once again!

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