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10 of the best off-grid adventures in Europe: readers tips

From islands in Sweden to peaks in Georgia, readers expose their favourite unspoilt corners Winning tip: Roaming Romania The Fagaras are Romania’s highest mountains and we spent a couple of periods hiking them from our base in the beautiful town of Victoria; the open-air market had everything we needed for the day, and trail labels were excellent. We abode at elanillodepicos.com Adan Profile Readers’ gratuities competitor: send a tip-off for a chance to win a PS200 voucher Show Hide Every week we request our readers for recommendations from their trips.…

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Bilbao baggings: the ultimate picnic road trip

Its no astonish that a region with so many Michelin-starred restaurants is also home to world-class meat producers. Time to fill up the picnic basket for a Basque country food odyssey Price aside, eating at a one of the Basque country’s many Michelin-starred restaurants and sitting on a sea wall with a barbecue have more in common than you’d gues. The region’s greatest chefs- including Eneko Atxa, Elena Arzak, Andoni Luis Aduriz of Mugaritz, and Victor Arguinzoniz of Asador Etxebarri- all say the fertile property and seas, fresh develop, independent…

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Six of the best US national trails chosen by experts

To mark todays 50 th commemoration of the US national trails system, six hikers and outdoor columnists pick their favourite roads across the American wilderness Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Length : 3,700 miles Route : St Louis, Missouri , north-west over the Rockies to Oregon By Bart Smith, as told to William R Buck The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail follows the safarus of Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, sent to explore the West by President Thomas Jefferson in 1804. They began near St Louis, Missouri,…

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‘I feel safer on a trail than at the store’: hiking is my escape from sexual harassment

After a terrifying experience with haunt, I resent that Im safer backpacking in the woods than I am in the place I live Before I learned the bite of breaking in brand-new hiking boots or the aching cold that is a tented nighttime in north California, I learned that backpacking- especially as a woman- is dangerous. Everyone said it: aren’t you so worried about being a woman alone in the wilderness? Outside The wilderness is an press charges, one male officer told me, with the caveat that a restraining notice…

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10 of the best off-grid adventures in Europe: readers tips

From islands in Sweden to peaks in Georgia, readers divulge their favourite unspoilt corners Winning tip: Roaming Romania The Fagaras are Romania’s highest mountains and we invested a couple of days hiking them from our base in the beautiful township of Victoria; the open-air sell had everything we needed for the day, and trail markings were excellent. We stood at elanillodepicos.com Adan Profile Readers’ tips competition: send a tip-off for the opportunity to win a PS200 voucher Show Hide Every week we request our readers for recommendations from their travellings.…

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