GR20 IN CORSICA

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  • We were here: June 2013.
  • Number of days necessary to hike its 180 km long with 22,000 meters of accumulated altitude: we did it in 13 days; the usual are between 10 and 15, but there are ultratrailers that runs it in 33 hours.
  • My score: 4/5.

An attraction for a very specific public, the GR20 is one of the most spectacular, hardest and most rewarding multi-day hiking routes in Europe. Continue reading “GR20 IN CORSICA”

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ORDESA AND MONTE PERDIDO NATIONAL PARK

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  • I was here: 4 days in June 2010.
  • Recommended number of days: minimum 2.
  • My score: 4/5.

They are not the Canadian Rockies, but we should not underestimate the charms of Spain‘s best high mountain national park; Continue reading “ORDESA AND MONTE PERDIDO NATIONAL PARK”

PAMUKKALE AND HIERAPOLIS

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  • I was here: June 19, 2018.
  • Number of days needed: in half a day you can see everything.
  • My score: 4/5, but if there were half tourists, 5/5.

Turkey is a kind of curious place since it has 3 spots that, although they are similar to others that exist in different countries, represent the best exponent within their category. Continue reading “PAMUKKALE AND HIERAPOLIS”

SIERRA DE CAZORLA, SEGURA Y LAS VILLAS NATURAL PARK

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  • I was here 5 days in June 2015, 7 in June 2016, 2 in June 2002, 3 times during 5 days during Easter when I was between 10 and 13 years and several times in summer when it was even younger.
  • Number of days needed: the park is huge, to get a good idea of ​​the best sites I recommend at least 5 days.
  • My score: 4/5.

I feel respect to write about this natural park, because by its relative proximity to the place of residence, is my father’s favorite, perhaps his favorite place in the world, a nature lover who has been visiting it every two years for 40 years and that therefore knows its secrets, trails and corners much better than me: Continue reading “SIERRA DE CAZORLA, SEGURA Y LAS VILLAS NATURAL PARK”

CAPPADOCIA

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  • I was here: 3 days in June 2018.
  • Number of recommended days: at least 2.
  • My score: I rate it 4/5 because in three days I can say that I was very satisfied, but the place could perfectly be rated 5/5.

To understand what we see, we must first know how it is done. Without trying to offend any geologist, broadly speaking this is what happened here: Continue reading “CAPPADOCIA”

SELÇUK

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  • I was here: June 20, 2018.
  • Recommended number of days: none.
  • My score: 1/5.

As in many other cases, this city does not fail because it is dangerous or unpleasant, but because it does not have any relevant tourist attraction itself; it is the closest urban spot to Ephesus though, which deserves a visit and is barely 3 km away. Continue reading “SELÇUK”

Tasmania

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  • I was here one week between December 2005 and January 2006 and another one in March 2012.
  • Recommended number of days: at least one week.
  • My score: 4/5.

Although this island is more reminiscent of the neighboring New Zealand, it is a spectacular redoubt of unique nature in Australia. Continue reading “Tasmania”

Corsica

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Mediterranean islands never disappoint, they are a sure bet. Corsica is not only as beautiful as the others, is possibly the most complete, and therefore, possibly the best; It has all kinds of attractions, mixing some of the best things in Spain, France and Italy: Continue reading “Corsica”