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Facing the Wrath of the Gods on the Alta Via in the Dolomites

Mar 7th, 2016 | By

Completely soaked, I suddenly see the mountain hut in front of me and realise why they’re called Rifugios in Italian. I’ve reached my shelter from the storm.

Walk This Way in the Pyrenees

Feb 27th, 2016 | By

These mountains are a natural border separating France and Spain, rising to over 3000m but I won’t be going to the top. I’ve been lured by the promise of good food and wine and, even better, my baggage is being transported between hotels.

On safari in Malawi: the warm heart of Africa

Jan 25th, 2013 | By

Malawi is one of the smallest countries in sub-equatorial Africa, and its good roads and excellent public transport make it the ideal ‘Africa for beginners’ destination says Rupert Parker

Honduras: a central American country of Mayan Ruins, lush forests and Caribbean beaches

Jan 15th, 2013 | By

Honduras is very much off the beaten tourist track ,yet it boasts fantastic Mayan sculptures at Copan and the lush tropical island of Roatan, writes Rupert Parker