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Switzerland and Tanzania among the best fall trips for National Geographic Traveler

Switzerland and Tanzania among the best fall trips for National Geographic Traveler

Two of our destinations, namely Switzerland and Tanzania, have been chosen by the editors of the prestigious magazine National Geographic Traveler, as the best trips for fall 2011. The publication speaks of two specific areas such as the spectacular terraces of Vineyards of Lavaux in Switzerland, and the paradise Zanzibar in...
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What to bring in the backpack for one day hiking in the Alps

What to bring in the backpack for one day hiking in the Alps

This summer we have spent in fear enjoying the walks through the French Alps and the Chamonix Valley. There are hiking trips, such as Todo Chamonix, in which we return to sleep every day to the same place, reason why the backpack prepares each morning before leaving...
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The authentic Swiss fondue in Bains des Paquis

The authentic Swiss fondue in Bains des Paquis

Among so many adventure trips we have been a little hungry, so we are going to recommend a very authentic restaurant in Geneva, which is where most of our trips to Switzerland and France. It was Jorge who took me to this restaurant for the first time and...
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The White Lake in the French Alps

The White Lake in the French Alps

These months have been very intense in the French Alps. We have had many groups that have relied on us to guide them through these magical landscapes. We believe that they have had such an amazing time and will never forget  these vacations and the...
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Hiking in the French Alps

Hiking in the French Alps

  We are going to make incredible proposal for the summer. Adventure trips t hiking in the French Alps. September is a fantastic month to enjoy the mountain due to a more benign climate. Also, the routes are not too crowded. We propose several trips...
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Chamonix, the mountain clothes paradise

Chamonix, the mountain clothes paradise

We have already spoken of Chamonix many times. We consider it our second home since we live there much of the year because many of our adventure trips start from there. For us Chamonix is one of the world capitals of hiking and skiing, although...
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Greetings from Chamonix

Greetings from Chamonix

We are back. This days, part of YokmoK team, is in Valle de Chamonix enjoying along with our adventurers the expeditions of all Chamonix and the Tour of Red Needles . This week we are having an amazing time and the beautiful scenery that the French Alps offer us...
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National Holiday in France: what we like the most in the neighboring country is...

National Holiday in France: what we like the most in the neighboring country is…

The 14th of July marks the Holiday in France. The origin of this commemorative celebration is the taking of the Bastille, an event considered as the starting point of the French Revolution. Without being a precedent, we will pay a small tribute to our neighboring...
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Hiking and thermal baths in Leukerbad, also in September

Hiking and thermal baths in Leukerbad, also in September

We recommended yesterday ten adventure trips for the month of september, among which was All Leukerbad, a fantastic getaway where you can practice simple hiking trails and relax in one of the most picturesque Swiss villages. It is an adventure trip in the Swiss Alps in...
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Ultra-Trail of Mont Blanc

Ultra-Trail of Mont Blanc

The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® by UltraTrailMontBlanc Friday afternoon is here, so let’s say goodbye to this hot week with a refreshing video of one of the most fascinating extreme competitions in Europe. We have already spoken many times about the mythical Tour of Mont Blanc, A...
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Cable car of the Aiguille du Midi, the highest in Europe

Cable car of the Aiguille du Midi, the highest in Europe

We already explained the benefits of the service of cable cars of the Valle de Chamonix. The most impressive of these is the Aiguille du Midi cable car, which is considered the highest in Europe at 3,842 meters. This cable car is a real wonder,...
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The Alps seen from the sky

The Alps seen from the sky

The first afternoon of July arrives, which is also Friday afternoon, so we are going to share with you a very special video. Last Monday, returning from Sweden, I managed to get some sleep on the plane. Halfway through the flight I opened my eyes...
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