Cochamó Valley is a small, narrow valley crossed by a pristine river. Among the highlights of the valley are 8.000 hectares of alerce (a redwood that can live 3.000 years), and high granite walls that make it a world class rock climbing destination.
Located in the region of gaping canyons and sand duned desert in Morocco’s south is the region of Zagora: land of quickly changing landscapes and oases hidden by rocky outcrops gorges of the mighty dunes, Cheggaga and Djebel Saghro.
Walking on what locals like to refer to Canada’s Matterhorn, Mount Assiniboine, which you can only get to on foot or by helicopter. Fun and a challenge.
Most sailors dream of racing a professional standard racing yacht in competitive circumstances, but time, money and experience are pushed to the limit to make this a reality. But the Isle of Wight has what you're looking for.
Lots of people dream of having their own Indian exploration experience, but where do you start? How 'bout by traversing the country using a mode of transport that's somewhat endemic to the landscape, the rickshaw or tuk tuk? Sounds pretty cool!
That about sums up my trip to Wales – genuine and inspirational. There is a graciousness about the country that was felt everywhere. From the gardens to the hotels you could feel the welcome and it was so hard to leave because of it.
'Levada' translates to 'carriage way', but more literally they're canal ways, used to direct and distribute rain water around the island. There are about 2500kms worth of levadas dug into the island, and much of that length has walking routes beside it.
There were four of them and seven of us -- four wild bulls with mature horns and an unfriendly posture eying the seven of us, five greenhorns and two chagras (Ecuadorian cowboys) on horseback in the Ecuadorian Andes.
This journey visits old colonial India, via the towns and villages built up over that period and the wildlife sanctuaries where live some of the exotic animals that India was so well known for during that time.
Even though La Gomera is the second smallest of Spain's Canary Islands, it's said that you could walk its trails for two weeks without tracing your steps.