The Times of Malta – Affordable and action-packed holidays for disabled people

The Times of Malta:  Affordable and action-packed holidays for disabled people

“When you read the list of activities on a Seable holiday, it sounds like the script of a James Bond film:

The Times of Malta

An accessible tour of Agrigento. Right: Scuba is a great activity for people with disability, as they find that the weightlessness in the water frees them up.

scuba diving, jet-skiing, ascending Mt Etna… The participants aren’t your average action heroes, however. Everyone on a Seable trip has some kind of disability, either physical or sensory. And they come to Sicily for a holiday where their disability takes a back seat to pleasure seeking. Peter Warren, 81, from the UK suffers from macular degeneration and only has about five per cent of his vision left. From a balcony in Sicily, he says he is “having the best holiday of my life”. It’s the first time he’s been able to travel alone since he started to lose his sight. He says: “This holiday certainly raised my self-esteem because I know I can travel abroad… and feel as though I’m on my own.”

Read more at The Times of Malta:

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20140309/travel/Affordable-and-action-packed-holidays-for-disabled-people.510111

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