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7 Dazzling Day Hikes

7 Dazzling Day Hikes

Our planet is a truly magical place – a place with an immeasurable diversity of landscapes and wildlife, and with millions of kilometers of epic paths that cut through it all. What better way to immerse yourself in all this grandeur than to lace up your boots, strap on your pack, and head out for a day on the trail? Maybe your idea of the perfect view is an avenue of active stratovolcanoes, where rust-hued craters and jewel-toned lakes erupt…

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Considered by many to be the greatest day hike in the country, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing had been atop my New Zealand must-do list for…

Wilcox Pass

Wilcox Pass

About 4 miles north of Parker Ridge, and 2 miles south of the Columbia Icefields Centre in Jasper National Park, is the trailhead for Wilcox…

Soča River Trail

Soča River Trail

Hidden away in Slovenia’s northwestern corner, along the country’s mountainous borders with Austria and Italy, lies Triglav National Park – Slovenia’s only national park and…

Swinica

Swinica

A scenic range of the Carpathian Mountains, Poland’s High Tatras offer a wealth of pristine summer hiking trails within Tatra National Park, a gorgeous UNESCO-protected…

Tarn Shelf Track

Tarn Shelf Track

The Tarn Shelf Track is a bushwalking circuit that is part of Mt. Field National Park, one of Tasmania’s oldest national parks and a preserve…

The Great Wall (Gubeikou to Jinshanling)

The Great Wall (Gubeikou to Jinshanling)

At more than 13,000 miles (21,000 km) in length, China’s Great Wall is unquestionably one of the world’s most incredible ancient wonders. The labyrinthine fortification…

The Great Wall (Jiankou to Mutianyu)

The Great Wall (Jiankou to Mutianyu)

Like many other travelers out there, the ancient, imposing Great Wall of China was pretty high atop our list of ‘must-sees’ in Asia. As soon…

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (7-day)

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (7-day)

Monday August 29, 2011 Starting point – Mollepata (9,544’) Ending point – Soraypampa (11,150’) Elevation gain – 1,606 feet Today we began our 7-day private…