Hiking and Walking

Hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activity. No matter if you prefer long or short walks, flat or uphill hiking is definitely one of the healthiest activities out there.

Suitable for both adults and children trekking is becoming more and more popular all around the world. Some hikes are more demanding than other you require special gear. With some hikes you will need to spend a few days in a camping area or know how to set up a camp on your own.

A day long hikes don’t require much equipment or skill. Nonetheless, you will need to at least carry water, map and some waterproof cloths. For longer hikes you should plan carefully on what you need to bring, as well as know the area a bit better.

We write about great hiking and walking routs, as well as about more challenging, longer experiences like climbing simple mountains.

Hiking in Valle de Ricote, Murcia

Friday, February 10, 2017 Hiking and Walking by James Taylor

Walking Murcia‘Buenos Dias James and Zach! How are you?’ Alejandro’s eyes are shining as his face cracks into a broad smile, as is usual for when he uses English my housemate and I have slowly been teaching him in class. He jumps out of the driver’s seat and slides open the back door to his mini-van, revealing the rest of our hiking companions, more students of ours. They have promised to show us one of the best-kept secrets in Murcia, Valle de Ricote.

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Hiking in Hornstrandir, Iceland

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 Hiking and Walking by Wailana Kalama

Hornstrandir Nature Reserve is a remote wilderness lying in the north-west tip of Iceland. A gem of emerald green slopes and white glacier peninsulas, isolated and unspoilt, the edge of Europe. The Reserve is surrounded by water, caught between the Bay of Glaciers and the Greenland Sea. It is located in the remote district called the Westfjords, a dizzying cluster of fjords, capes, and glaciers slipping into saltwater. There is nothing for miles but green valleys, pebbled shores, and moist slopes of dandelions and herbs.

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Hiking in Mexico: Nevado de Colima

Thursday, September 15, 2016 Hiking and Walking by Silvia Castello

It’s March and a big storm hits central Mexico covering with ice and snow the Zapotepetl, a mountain peak, also known as Nevado de Colima. “It never happens during this period”, the locals say. The case of a bad weather condition makes the rangers close the path to the summit, but you can still wander around and get an amazing view of the Volcan de Fuego, the neighbour active volcano.

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St John and St Thomas: Virgin Islands hiking routes

Thursday, August 18, 2016 Hiking and Walking by Dakota R Whisler

“O’win, oko, o’win, oko, o’win, oko” the cadence of the oars digging into the emerald green waters brings a whisper of change across the sea. The beat grows ever faster and faster as their target nears. “O’win, oko, o’win, oko”. There will be a feast this night. “O’win, oko, o’win, oko”. This raid will mark either the end for the Caribs or their foreign invaders who have come to claim these islands. Cries go out to their gods, to the pa’u – the island, the palana – the sea, and to a’talɨ, the cave. Fire shoots out of the side of the giant wooden beast – a galleon, and the chants fade away to jovial music.

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The UK’s Best Caves and Caverns

Friday, July 01, 2016 Caving and Climbing by William Dorey

In this article I’ve compiled a list of some of the most interesting caves you can visit throughout the UK.

From the calm and the easy-going to the hard-core cave diving and abseiling into endlessly black holes.

There is a lot the UK has to offer.

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