Antarctica

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  • I was here: 6 days, plus 4 navigation days, from December 25, 2007 to January 3, 2008.
  • Number of days needed: at least those 6 + 4.
  • My score: 4/5.

If a week ago I wrote about the most atypical place where I had spent Christmas, why not continue with the most atypical place where I’ve been when the year has ended and the next one started? Continue reading “Antarctica”

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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”

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”

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”

DONSOL

Updated February 18, 2019

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  • We were here: 3 days in February 2016.
  • Number of days: if you go, at least 1 day.
  • My score: sorry to say this but I give it a 1/5, do not go.

I’ll explain why: Donsol became in few years from being a fishing village without the least tourist attraction to one of the main destinations in the Philippines for a reason, whale sharks. Continue reading “DONSOL”