Categoría: Grandes Viajes
The profesional mountain guide: enthusiasm, expertise and courage

The profesional mountain guide: enthusiasm, expertise and courage

    In memoriam Roman Bascuñana (mountain guide) [dec. Swiss Alps, March 31th. 2018] RIP     The Swiss botanist, meteorologist and geologist Horace Bénédict de Saussure (1740-1799) is traditionally considered the intellectual father of mountaineering, by propitiating with his economic sponsorship the first historical ascent to Mont Blanc (15,781 ftm...
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LE CINQUE TERRE: COLORFUL BALCONY TO THE SEA OF LIGURIA

LE CINQUE TERRE: COLORFUL BALCONY TO THE SEA OF LIGURIA

  Italy is one of the most picturesque, unique and charming countries in the world. If we add an extraordinary history, a delicious gastronomy, the glamor of its people, a seductive language and that particular light that only radiates the rich color palette of certain...
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Untamed mountains: in the domain of Annapurna

Untamed mountains: in the domain of Annapurna

Located in the heart of the Himalayas is the amazing massif of Annapurna (“goddess of the harvest/abundance” in Sanskrit), an orographic complex 55 km long in Nepalese territory, delimited by the Pokhara valley (south), the Marshyangdi river (north, east) and Kali Gandaki canyon (west), with...
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7 SPECTACULAR CAVES OF THE PLANET

7 SPECTACULAR CAVES OF THE PLANET

  The caves and simas have always captivated the imagination of the human being. Mystery, fascination, adventure, recognition and challenge have guided you through thousands of years in search of these wonders that seem the fruit of a delusional reverie. Chance, anthropic action or caving...
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Walking through Death Valley

Walking through Death Valley

Death Valley is a picturesque desert valley located about 240 km west of Las Vegas, on the border between the states of California and Nevada. It is a biosphere reserve (1984) of 13,500 km2 and 225 km in length, which forms part – together with the...
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Walking between giants: The National Park of the Sequoias

Walking between giants: The National Park of the Sequoias

The incredible herbivorous dinosaurs of the Diplodocus genus came to measure about 30 meters in length and weigh 25-30 tons. Imagine, then, walking among trees that exceed 80 meters in height, 10 meters in diameter in their trunk, weigh up to 2,000 tons and were...
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YOSEMITE: In the black bear ahwahneechee lands

YOSEMITE: In the black bear ahwahneechee lands

Walking on bear and puma lands. Of butterflies and redwoods. From the ahwahneechee and the paiute. From Trappers and Gold Fever. Where the power of granite manifests with all its strength in stony granite cliffs. Grown by innumerable jumps and courses of crystalline waters, with successive valleys...
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SHIKOKU HENRO  The spiritual fall of "The Four Provinces"

SHIKOKU HENRO The spiritual fall of “The Four Provinces”

At the beginning of a new and wonderful autumn, on this occasion we propose a destination that intoxicates the senses and, in particular, the soul. Its about Shikoku Henro (or Shikoku Hachijuhakkasho), The Route of the 88 Temples of Shikoku. The ancestral, mysterious, colorful and mystical Japan, Is always...
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Kilimanjaro: stories, legends and curiosities

Kilimanjaro: stories, legends and curiosities

Continuing with the monographic dedicated to one of the great destinations worldwide for lovers of nature and adventure, we will delve into one of the most outstanding prints of the wild heart of the indomitable África. And since the classical antiquity, the West had news...
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Tanzania Safari

Tanzania Safari

  “Out of Africa” A trip to the “Endless plains” Continuing with our last delivery, and following the cinematic parallelism, that year we fulfilled the par one of the dreams of every traveler who cares: a safari in the heart of wild Africa. In swahili, “safari” means...
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The top of Mount Kilimanjaro

The top of Mount Kilimanjaro

With that famous 1952 film (starring Ava Gardner and Gregory Peck) in mind, on that occasion we fulfilled the dream – not to say the “obligation” … – to ascend to the highest peak of the African continent and one of the icon planet. In...
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Plans to travel in summer

Plans to travel in summer

Are summer vacations still pending? We present some trips that make the imagination fly… Japan The oldest modern The first place of the classification is occupied by a well-established country as a tourist destination for many years. But it remains one of the most “dreamed”...
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