Tag Archives: Adventure travel

Sweden’s High Coast: an uplifting suffer

Since the ice age, a chain of islands in north Sweden has been emerging from the sea, generate a beautiful, if strange, wilderness for baby-walkers, campers and kayakers From the sea shore, the path had been rising steadily up the hillside, twisting and changing through dense wood, when unexpectedly it opened up on to a … Read More

Know: I moved solo around the world in a hot-air balloon

I was on standby 24 hours a day, freezing coldnes, sleep expropriated and lonely, but I never questioned why I was doing this I “ve never been” balk of a challenge. I practise as a clergyman, but in my spare time I have climbed Mount Everest, voyaged in the world and trekked to the North … Read More

Top 10 stimulating female wanderers

Many female hurtle adventurers have become lost in time so, to celebrate International Womens Day, we pick 10 prodigious women who eluded convention to undertake awe-inspiring journeys Jeanne Baret( 1740 -1 807) Portrait of Jeanne Baret. Picture: Getty Images Baret is recognised as the first woman to circumnavigate countries around the world but she had … Read More

Sleeping in the sky: the glass cod in Peru’s Sacred Valley

Climbing a via ferrata up the Sacred Valley in the Peruvian Andes is only half the enjoyable on this journey. Wasting the darknes dangled 400 m above it is the real adventure Its when my indestructible stainless steel water bottle launches out of my daypack like a rocket, and crashes on the riverbed below that … Read More

Great desert undertakings: readers’ roam gratuities

Spectacular night skies, enormous crimson dunes, one of the worlds longest develops and Navajo porridge are among our readers foregrounds in these beautiful sandscapes Winning tip: The Canning stock route, Australia Crossing four deserts, the Canning stock route in Western Australia spreads 1,850 km from Halls Creek( east of Broome) to Wiluna in the mid-west. … Read More

If US national parks are to continue to thrive they must manifest the diversity of our population

As the National Park Service changes 100, a brand-new safarus aims to acquire the countrys natural spaces more petitioning to all Americans, regardless of hasten, over the next century In the sweltering heat of a summertime date, I stepped along the visitor ways of Yosemite national park. I had just made the five-hour drive from … Read More

The better wander uncoverings of 2017- be selected by Guardian novelists

This year the Guardian Travel team experienced a Hooghly in India, meditated in Bali and hitched a wagon in the Wye valley amongst other memorable experiences Belmonte Calabro, Calabria, Italy In the summer, we drove from Naples through Campania and Calabria, then took the boat to Sicily. Along the method, we broke the journey at … Read More

The eventual hike: three tasters of Canada’s Great Trail

The macrocosms longest route, ready this year, spans the whole country. Its a busy itinerary, our intrepid columnist is assure, so there shouldnt be brings When I was a girl, I met someone who had done the Pennine Way long-distance footpath. And I gazed with awe on him. After all, 267 miles seemed a heroic … Read More

Nepal-Tibet border reopens to tourists after 2015 shake

The famous Himalayan road from Lhasa to Kathmandu, partly destroyed by the earthquake, is back on the travel costs wishlist as the Kerung-Rasuwa border crossing reopens to international visitors The overland journey from Tibet to Nepal, on winding streets and amid towering Himalayan meridians, must be one of the world’s most breathtaking. Now, two years … Read More

How to hike the Grand Canyon

Our writer tackles the 23 -mile Rim-to-Rim trail in a single, muscle-grinding daytime, but offers tips for ambling the roadway at a gentler pace It was cathedral quiet. Tourists dont ordinarily make it this far into the national park. My move, Marcia, and I were alone at Bright Angel Point lookout, at the remote North … Read More

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