Where: The Calchaquí Valleys in northwest Argentina, from Salta to Cachi, Colomé, Cafayate and back to Salta.
Why: This area of Argentina lies in the foothills of the Andes, with snowy peaks, cruising condors and a strong indigenous culture. Salta is a colonial city, with cobbled lanes [...]
Archive : Australia
Nautical but nice...
Take the helm, climb the mast, swab the deck. Let free your inner salty seadog aboard HMB Endeavour, a faithful replica of 18th-century navigator James Cook’s tallship. No sailing experience required, but you do need a sense of adventure and a stomach of steel. Be warned: this is not luxury, no siree. [...]
October 19, 2012
There are few cities blessed with that heady combination of urban grit, cultural diversity and laidback beach life. When you find them you want to pack your bags and move there. Think Rio, Los Angeles and Cape Town - and Sydney, lucky enough to be built around one of the world's most spectacular natural harbours. [...]
On high seas under square sail
September 28, 2012
Working day and night aboard an 18th-century sailing ship might not be everyone's idea of a holiday, but one of the world's greatest adventures awaits those who love a challenge. [...]
The Big Five
Extreme adventure trips worldwide to get the adrenalin pumping. Sailing The Southern Oceans : from April 2011, a replica of Captain James Cook's vessel HMB Endeavour will begin a year-long journey around the coast of Australia, tracing the route of Cook's 1770 voyage, when he became the first explorer ever to map the country's east coast. [...]