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Podcast: Basque Country & Ordesa National Park, Spain

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] I made this podcast around Easter on a 1500KM road trip from Barcelona to the Basque Country (País Vasco), then on to the beautiful Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park in the Spanish Pyrenees. The trip takes in […]


Video: Munnar: Centre of the world’s highest tea-growing estates

Munnar (1524m) is famous for its rolling green hills which is the commercial centre of some of the world’s highest tea-growing estates. The crisp mountain air makes it a perfect get-away from the humidity of the coastal kerala. The town itself is divided into old Munnar and new Munnar. The Lonely Planet describes the town […]


Video: Patagonia – in the land of mountains and dulce de leche

Patagonia is the southern region of South America. Located in Argentina and Chile, it comprises the southernmost portion of the Andes mountains to the west and south, and plateaux and low plains to the east. It is a spectacular place. I visited there in May and unfortunately it was impossible to travel further south for […]


Video: Colca Canyon Condors, Peru

The small town of Chivay, gateway to the Colca Canyon, lies four hours to the north of Arequipa at an altitude of 3,600 metres. The Colca canyon is deep – twice as deep as the Grand Canyon and the second deepest canyon in the world at a depth of 3,191 metres, or about two miles! […]



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