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La Palma Observatory

La Palma: hiking, diving and stargazing in the Canaries

Destination: La Palma

With volcanoes, mountains, forests and waterfalls, La Palma is a paradise for nature lovers in the Canary Islands

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Willows weep at the riverside

Mr Toad and walks in Wind in the Willows country

Destination: Reading

The tranquil middle Thames is Wind in the Willows country. My guide visits sites immortalized in Kenneth Grahame's book as well as Jerome K Jerome's Three Men in a Boat

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Chemin de la Mature, Aspe valley

Ossau and Aspe: two valleys in the French Pyrenees

by zara

Destination: France

Ossau and Aspe are two easily accessible and beautiful Pyrenean valleys, which are a great introduction to the region and with much to offer the traveller

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Hotel de Londres, Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Gavarnie and Lourdes in the Hautes Pyrenees: worlds apart

by zara

Destination: France

It's a small distance between Gavarnie and Lourdes but their attractions are so different; whether you come in search of wild mountain scenery or a place of religious pilgrimage you will find it here

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The meadows where it all starts - Christoph Lingg/Archiv Bregenzerwald Tourismus

Schubert, cheese and hiking in Bregenzerwald, Austria

Destination: Bregenz

The connection between the music of Schubert, cheese making and hiking may not, at first, be obvious. A visit to Bregenzerwald in western Austria reveals that there is a strong connection

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Ginger Monkey Hostel

Mountains and Ginger Monkeys- Ždiar, Slovakia

by cbaird

Destination: Slovakia

The Ginger Monkey hostel in Ždiar is a fun and sociable base for exploring Slovakia’s High Tatras mountains

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Spring to it in Andalusia

Destination: Grazalema

Let the season be your reason to visit Andalucia: go in spring to discover age-old pathways and a region blooming with colourful wildflowers

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Historic buildings line the river front in Namur

The beauty of the Belgian Ardennes

Destination: Namur

The pleasant little town of Namur makes the perfect base for exploring the Belgian Ardennes, a scenic region of steep river valleys, dense forests and historic sites aplenty

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Sedona rocks

Rock on in Sedona, Arizona

Destination: Sedona

Whether you're in to outdoor pursuits or spiritual healing, arts and crafts or spa treatments, Sedona can deliver the goods, along with a magical setting in the heart of Arizona's red rock country

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Tanque Verde Ranch

Arizona: tempting Tucson

Destination: Tucson

Looking for heat and then some? Head off to Tucson in southern Arizona; I guarantee you won’t need to take a sweater

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