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Hiking in Petra

Hiking in Petra is almost unavoidable if you want to see all of what this ancient city has on display. Petra¬†sits in …

Hiking in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is world famous for its unique rock formations and caves which were used by Christian settlers centuries ago. While many people …

The Quilotoa Loop

The Quilotoa Loop is a hiking trail that passes through some remote Andean villages in Ecuador. It usually takes 3-4 days but …

The Cocora Valley

The Cocora Valley is one of the gateways to Los Nevados National Park (Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados) and is a unique …

El Cocuy National Park

Parque Nacional Natural El Cocuy is a beautiful part of Colombia that most people never see. Part of the reason for this …

Escondido Falls, Malibu, CA

Escondido Falls is a great day hike in Malibu and is accessible right from the Pacific Coast Highway on Winding Way Road. …

Tour of Mont Blanc, Days 6 and 7

Day 6 – Relais D’Arpette to Le Tour After an outstanding breakfast at Relais D’Arpette, we headed for Fenetre Arpette (2665m). The …

Tour of Mont Blanc, Days 1 and 2

The Mont Blanc Massif is the tallest mountain range in western Europe. Mont Blanc itself towers over Europe at 4808m. The Tour …

Dear New Zealand

Dear New Zealand, Where do I begin? You didn’t impress me when I arrived in Christchurch. In fact, you got me sick …