Guest Post: Hiking Malta Guide to hiking Malta Written by Jane Blackmore The Maltese Islands are essentially small curious lands and fragments of rock that are strategically placed in the middle of the Mediterranean. The largest island is Malta, and Malta has a diverse political history that is fascinating to explore, owing almost purely to its central location in the Mediterranean.
When visiting Malta make sure you read up on the dramatic history of this beautiful isle as the country will hold more
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A Hiking Guide Book: “26 Gorgeous Hikes on the Western Cote d’Azur”
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I have come across many a hiking guide book in my time, good ones and bad ones in sufficient numbers that I feel qualified not only to tell the difference but also to identify the criteria on which an assessment like this may be based. My personal list of “dos and don’ts” runs like this:
Good hiking guide books propose hikes of different lengths and degrees of difficulty.
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Hiking near London A Tudor Hunting Lodge If you go hiking in the Epping Forest on the Eastern outskirts of London, you should not miss Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge.
It’s a bit of a gem, really. Even in central London, there are very few original Tudor houses that have been as well preserved and that can really give you an idea of how life was lived in the 16th century. On top of that, it is so far away from the
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Eze it may be, but easy it certainly ain’t.
Seemingly never-ending steep stone stairways up towards Eze Village
In fact, the trail from Eze-sur-mer, the small town around Eze railway station between Nice and Monaco on the French Riviera, to “Eze village” up in the hills is just one steep stairway, up and up and up for well over an hour, with nary a landing to catch breath.
Eze Hiker, that would be Mrs Easy Hiker too, thanking me
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Himmler’s Last Crusade
Whether you decide to take a half-day hike on the Jesuitenpfad or, like us, go for the “lazy” option of a short walk along the river Alme, Wewelsburg Castle will be the highlight of your trip to this part of the Paderborner Land.
The original Wewelsburg castle was built in the early Middle Ages, but the exteriors you see today largely come from the 16th century when this type of strongly fortified, moated castle was quickly
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