Madeira: Such clear water (Rabaçal)

Rabaçal is besides the Fanal area the most popular and beautiful area in the west of Madeira. The hikes start from a large parking slot. Which was actually not that full when we started our hike around 9:30 am. But got packed in the afternoon when we came back to the car. Starting from the parking lot two Levadas can be hiked. The Levada do Risco and the Levada das 25…

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Iceland: The land of the endless waterfalls

That Iceland is a hiking paradise is well-known, but it is also a land of endless waterfalls. It is fair to say that behind every corner is just another waterfall to discover. Skógafoss One of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland, situated on the Skógá River. It is located at the ring road 1. Due to the amount of spray the waterfall consistently produces, a single rainbow is normally visible. Dettifoss Is…

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La Réunion: One of the best hikes in the world – La Chapelle (Cilaos)

Small sign for the La Chapelle hike After days of waiting, the road to Cilaos got reopened again, and we started our way to the unforgettable "La Chapelle" hike. Even if you are not planning to hike in the area of Cilaos, just driving up there and stay in a hotel with the amazing views and local wine. Flowers on the way As rain was the main factor why the road…

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Germany: Beautiful Black Forest (Edelfrauengrab-Waterfalls)

The black forest is a beautiful region in the south-west of Germany. It is well-known for its evergreen forest, small towns and amazing hikes. One nice pearl to visit is the "Edelfrauengrab-Wasserfälle" near Ottenhöfen. The waterfalls are divided in 7 cascades and the hike will lead you over 180 steps through the Gottschlägtal (Valley). The hike along the waterfalls is beautiful. If you decide only to do the waterfalls, plan in…

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Norway: A land of waterfalls

Norway is a beautiful country with stunning views, fjords, waterfalls and nature. Just doing a road trip in this stunning country will keep you breathless. Behind every corner you will find a waterfall. Our three weeks trip where mainly focus on hiking in the National Parks: Rondane National Park, Jotunheimen National Park and Jostedalsbreen National Park. If you are a waterfall lover, this country is definitely our country. Just drive around…

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Mongolia: Animals and a waterfall – Ulaanzutgalan

Ulaanzutgalan is the highest waterfall in Mongolia. In order to get there we had to cross several rivers. In that case I was really glad that our driver was a former rally driver, and he had the car always under control. During our drive we met another tourist group from the same travel agency, and they been not that lucky with river crossings. During one river crossing the motor was flooded,…

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New Zealand: From the rain in the eaves – Taupo

Lake Taupo After having a great time at Mt. Taranaki we drove further to the Tongario National Park. I was so existed to do the Tongario Alpine Crossing, which is one of the best hikes in New Zealand. As the weather was not on our side, the only thing we could do in the area was to visit the Whakapapa. It is a ski area and it is possible to do…

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New Zealand: The Catlins – so many hidden gems

Our next day of travel lead us from Oamaru to Dunedin. After two days without gas for your camping cooker, this was our mission. We found everything we looked for in  the stores of Warehouse.- camping gas, camping equipment, clothes etc. It would be possible just to fly to New Zealand without any outdoor equipment because you could buy everything there. After buying everything we needed we head to the beautiful…

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Cuba: A adventurous ride (Topes de Collantes Nationalpark)

The day started with a drive to the National park Topes de Collantes. Shortly after the arrival we moved from our bus to an old truck/bus, in order to get to the hike Centinelas Del Rio Melodioso in the El Cubano park. The 30 minutes bumpy bus ride through the park led us over graveled, stony roads. Which was already an adventure. It gave us a first view on coniferous forests…

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