Hiking in the Home of the Famous Rescue Saint-Bernard Dogs in Switzerland By Larry Parnass Our guide, Dom Fumeaux, wasn’t about to leave something this important behind. As we gathered ourselves to leave Delia, a homestyle restaurant near a famous border crossing, Dom spooned up another thick helping of liquid chocolate. He may have been […]
Taking a long hike in Jochberg, meeting local people at the top of Kitzbuhel mountain in Austria.
Hiking India’s Kuari Pass By Mridula Dwivedi “Itne pathron per tou mein jindagi mein kabhi nahin chali hun.” (I’ve never walked on so many stones in my whole life.) We decided to trek through Kuari Pass, in the Uttranchal Himalayas and the journey started from New Delhi. It was raining for the most of the […]
By Fiona Tunstall Yao Zi Yu is a village just two hours travel from the cosmopolitan Beijing city centre. A bus ride out of town to this speck of a village is like time travel linking us with the past, a treasured part of the Great Wall reached by trekking in the Huang Hua Cheng […]
By Cindy Bigras The train lurching to a halt woke me in the early morning hours. I pulled aside the window shade to reveal my first magnificent view of the Alps. These were not like the Green Mountains of Vermont where I had grown up….these were majestic, snow-covered peaks and steep vertical drops all within […]
A Trinidad Hiking Adventure: Rough Terrain, Gentle People By Christine Ridout When friends ask me about my three-day Trinidad adventure hiking the rainforest, I come up with opposites: some of the roughest terrain I’ve ever hiked and some of the gentlest, warmest people I’ve met in a long time. Arriving in Trinidad at night, we […]