Tag Archives: Wildlife holidays

A stroll near Ronda: Spain’s empty one-quarter

Andalucas first parque natural is moderately unknown, hitherto Sierra de Grazalema is a stupefying wild home of crests, canyons, hilltop villages and vultures A goat farmer told me no one swims in the reservoir at Zahara de la Sierra because it’s full of fish with crocodile managers. Is that why I’m the only being in … 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

10 of Canada’s excellent lesser-known national parks

To mark its 150 th anniversary, Canada is offering free entry to its impressive national parks. But which to pick? We select 10 lesser-known wildernesses Canada has immense swathes of unspoiled sort, from coasts to mountains to tundra and solidify Arctic deserts. While some of these spectacular landscapes are in famous national parks, such as … Read More