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Hiking In Switzerland – Complete Guide For Your Adventures (With Videos)

Switzerland is a beautiful mountainous country in central Europe, and what better to explore the country than along its trails. From challenging, strenuous multi day hikes to shorter, easier day hikes

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Hiking In Romania – Your Guide To The Best Trails (With Videos)

The majority of the Romanian landscape is taken up by the stunning Carpathian Mountains, which is the second largest mountain range in Europe! These mountains, also known as the Transylvanian Alps, form

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Caucasus Mountains – Explore The Unexplored (With Videos)

The Caucasus Mountains lie between the Black and Caspian Seas in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. The Mountain system is made up of the Greater and the Lesser Caucasus. It is the only mountainous area in

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Hike To Hollywood Sign – How To Choose The Best Trail

Possibly one of America’s most iconic landmarks, hiking to the Hollywood sign in LA, California is an adventure you won’t forget in a hurry. You can’t actually go right up to the sign, as it’s

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Alan Arnette Interview: Climbing Island Peak

Alan Arnette is well known in the mountaineering community for his epic blog, alanarnette.com. The site is a tome of mountaineering information, with loads of insights and personal accounts from Alan’s

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George Mallory Everest Images – Newly-Discovered Photos From Reconnaissance Expedition

Newly-discovered images of World War I veteran’s, George Mallory’s, 1921 expedition reveal the beautiful details of his first attempt to climb Everest in Nepal. The newly restored and digitized

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5 Best Hikes In Southern California – Your Guide To These Epic Trails (With Videos)

Southern California is hot to some of the most unique and breath-taking hikes. Whether you are looking for a serious challenge or something a little easier, there is definitely a hike available to satisfy

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Explore Delhi In A Day – Top 5 Attractions In Delhi

Delhi is the capital of India. It is rich in history and culture. Exploring Delhi in only one day is not ideal as there are such a vast variety of incredible attractions to visit. But, if you only have

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Summiting Mount Katahdin – Northern Terminus Of The Appalachian Trail

While not the highest mountain in the East, Katahdin is the most imposing, most frightening of the Appalachian mountains east of the Mississippi River. Its ~4000 feet (1,200 m) of vertical climb from base

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Cutler Coast Trail In Maine: Spectacular Sea Cliffs Without The Crowds

Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land is located along the Bold Coast of Maine, near the Canadian border. It offers some of the quieter yet inspiring hiking experiences in America. The Bold Coast is wild and

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Hiking In Norway – Your Guide To The Best Trails (With Videos)

With numerous fjords, mountains and scenic trails to explore, Norway offers a spectacular hiking experience in Europe. The Norwegian landscape is diverse and beautiful and encompasses everything from desolate

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Hiking In France – An Overview Of Best Trails

One of the best ways to learn about any country is to hike in it. Offering both long-distance and short hikes, France offers a large variety of trail choices to fulfil your outdoor adventure needs.From

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Bollywood Tour In Mumbai – Why You Should Go After Your Hike

No truly immersive and culturally rich hiking trip to India is complete without a taste of Bollywood. Bollywood is a nickname for the Indian film industry in Bombay, now renamed Mumbai. Like Hollywood,

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Hiking In Ireland – Your Guide To The Best Trails (With Videos)

Ireland is known for its varied landscapes and stunning natural beauty, which draws hikers from all over the world. It is important to note that Ireland is divided into Northern Ireland and the Republic

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Alternative Treks To Machu Picchu: Defy The Norm

There are many routes to Machu Picchu that retain their appeal to visitors each year. If you want to avoid following the crowd, we have devised a list of alternative treks to Machu Picchu.The most popular

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Inca Trail Permits – How They Work

Since the 1450s, Machu Picchu has been a sight to see. It is thought that the ancient archaeological site was either built as a country residence for an emperor or a sacred place of worship. Either way,

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Best Time To Hike To Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the most admired archaeological and historical sights in the world. It was built in the 1450s and is thought to have been a country residence for an emperor or an important place

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Interesting Machu Picchu Facts And Figures

Machu Picchu is a sight to be marvelled at. It’s a Peruvian delight; the country’s most popular tourist destination and one of the world’s greatest historical sights.In this article we have created

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Best Adventures For Solo Females Around The World

It is no easy task to narrow down the top adventures for solo females, but we have done it. From Everest Base Camp in Nepal to Machu Picchu in Peru, we have covered all the best bucket adventures a solo

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10 Best Hikes In Asia

For those who love exploring culture and enjoy a physical challenge, hiking in Asia is the perfect activity. This guide to the 10 best hikes in Asia will also aid you in the decision-making process. From

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Best Time To Trek To Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest is not only the tallest mountain in the world, but the most iconic. It’s dizzy heights are renowned around the globe, making the hike to its base Nepal’s most popular trek. So, if you’re

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