METEORA

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  • I was here: day and a half in June 2008.
  • Number of recommended days: 1, unless you are climbers, since there are no less than 800 routes.
  • My score: 4/5.

If we talk about Greece to anyone, it is most likely to tell us: Continue reading “METEORA”

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(FRENCH) WAY OF SAINT JAMES

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  • I was here: from March 17 to April 17, 2011.
  • Number of days needed: less than 15 is cheating.
  • My score 4/5.

The oldest multiday hiking route (originated in the tenth century) and most popular in the old continent is the one that follows the different roads that lead from multiple points of Europe to Continue reading “(FRENCH) WAY OF SAINT JAMES”

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”

KYOTO

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  • I was here: 3 days in October plus another in November 2008, and 3 days in May 2013.
  • Recommended number of days: minimum 3, plus at least a day and a half more for the main day trips in case Kyoto is our base.
  • My score: 5/5. Exceptional.

I have not visited all of Asia, but I dare to say that Kyoto is the most beautiful big city on the continent and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Continue reading “KYOTO”

BUCHAREST

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  • I was here: October 2017.
  • Number of days: 1. There were two, but the second day the temperature dropped 14ºC with heavy rain and wind, so we just left the apartment for lunch.
  • Recommended number of days: 2.
  • My rating: 2/5.

Bucharest reminded me the communist cousin of Vienna. In a clear attempt to be no less than its neighbors and rivals Continue reading “BUCHAREST”