Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020

Alsek Rivers. British Columbia. Alaska

Alsek Rivers, Tatshenshini  Vast glaciers. Immense spires. Untrammeled wilderness. A lake filled with icebergs. All this (and much more) awaits on the Tatshenshini, perhaps the most renowned of Alaska’s many rugged, runnable rivers. “The Tat is a river of immense proportions, both in terms of rock and water,” began poet and guide Melanie Siebert. “It’s intimate […]

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The Grampian Mountains

The Grampian Mountains. Travelling by bike

The Grampian Mountains. Trip Which Can Change Your Life This ride involves climbing the highest main road in Britain, the Lecht, and a lot more besides. It’s a ride of contrasts, exploring the Cairngorm mountains of Braemar and the low-lying lushness of the Cromar, places that lie at either end of Royal Deeside. It’s also […]

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The Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean is a beauty and a beast. It is an ancient wood with many secrets, both old and new, but its sylvan glades are draped over some very hilly terrain. That makes cycling hard here, but it brings rewards, and not just the satisfaction and glow of crossing hard terrain using your […]

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Andes

High and dry in the Andes, trip to South America

Who heads into the Andes in winter? Vivian and Hanlie Gericke, that’s who! Join them in their Land Rover as they traverse the longest mountain range on earth, through northwestern Argentina and the Atacama Desert to the Pacific Ocean. Trip to Andes. We flew from South Africa to Argentina and traveled to El Boson, a […]

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Frankfurt

Beauty of Frankfurt. Germany

Places in Frankfurt Frankfurt (aka Frankfurt am Main) is the business capital of Germany, the most technologically advanced and modern city in the country. For its efficiency it is called Chicago-on-Main or Main-hatten. But this does not mean that everything here is built of glass and concrete. For example, the cozy and picturesque area of […]

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