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6 travel features tagged “Hiking”

Where purposeless walking lives on

In a fast-paced world, the art of purposeless walking is fading. On these five spectacular trails, rediscover the benefits of wandering – no goal in sight.
Read more… 02 May 2014


Trekking Peru’s Santa Cruz trail

Famous for cutting through the Cordillera Blanca – the world’s highest tropical mountain range – this lesser-known alternative to the Inca Trail could be crucial to locals’ survival.
Read more… 02 August 2013


How to climb a South American volcano

The Andes is pocked with snow-capped volcanic cones, offering towering ice spires, sulphurous craters and stunning altiplano views to the aspiring volcano-bagger.
Read more… 21 March 2013


Exploring Peru’s epic Colca Canyon

Within a bus ride of Machu Picchu is a fissure twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, home to soaring condors, endless trekking routes and little-altered Inca and Pre-Inca traditions.
Read more… 15 October 2012


Walking the Cordillera Huayhuash

Described as “the best alpine trek in the world", this 170km of hard, exhilarating mountain walking is best experienced through the eyes of a local mountain guide.
Read more… 01 December 2011


What most people miss at Machu Picchu

One hundred years after it was discovered, some architectural treasures are still overlooked.
Read more… 22 July 2011


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