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Portugal’s Absolute Musts

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Most Beautiful Nature Spot Whilst it would be obvious to choose of the many beaches that are so popular with families and two week holidaymakers, for us rock always trumps sand and we feel that Serra da Estrela, the highest … Continue reading

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Travel Photography Competition – week 61

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Hello everyone and welcome to the 61st edition of our popular Travel Photography Competition! This week we will be looking at photos sent into our Facebook page between 21st and 28th September. This weekend we have a record number of winning photos: … Continue reading

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Travel Photography Competition – week 55

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Hello everyone and welcome to the 55th edition of our popular Travel Photography Competition! This week we will be looking at photos sent into our  Facebook page between 4th and 11th August. Good news for the ones who participated as this time … Continue reading

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Torla, Spain [travel guide]

The lush green hills and ideal location make Torla a perfect base to explore the nearby Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido. Small but charming, Torla evokes images of a rural idyll, with enough accommodation and eateries to keep … Continue reading

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Ordesa Valley (Valle de Ordesa), Aragón, Spain

When you think of the Pyrenees, you are more likely to have France, rather than Spain, on your mind. However, any self-respecting hiker should consider exploring the summits and the valleys of the Spanish side of the range as well. … Continue reading

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In the mountains of Aragón (days 1-4)

Day 1 (295km) We set off for our 2 month hitch-hiking trip around the Iberian Peninsula in the early afternoon on 2nd July. Following HitchWiki’s advice, in order to hitch-hike out of Barcelona northwards you should take a short distance … Continue reading

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The story of a jungle hike and our first lift

When we reminisce about our first hitch-hiking adventures and the decision that lead to choosing this form of travelling over others, we always think of our stay on the Penang peninsula in Malaysia where we were inspired by great hitch-hiking … Continue reading

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the lonely rider

the lonely rider

We love this picture for the lonely rider, the low suspended clouds and the narrow gully dissecting the mountain in the background which, together with the clouds, evokes an image of a lightning.

taken: The Caucasus Mountains, near Mestia in Svaneti region, Georgia, 2011.

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