Monthly Archives: January 2011

Peak of Love

Arshan, Russia , 2144 m – visited august 2006. aka “Peak Lyubvi ” is situated in the town of Arshan in the Sayan mountains of Buriatia, Siberia.  (the leftmost peak on the picture) There are some hiking opportunities here, to the … Continue reading

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Montserrat

Spain , 1236 m – visited may 2007. A one hour train from the centre of Barcelona brings you into a different world.  The mountain and monastery of Montserrat are situated just 50 km from Barcelona.  The monastery and mountain … Continue reading

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Lagos de Covadonga

Picos de Europa, Spain , 1154 m – visited august 2007. The lakes of Covadonga can be reached after a climb of more than 1000 metres, taking the bus is recommended (very few cars are allowed only in the morning time), … Continue reading

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Fuente De

Picos de Europa, Spain – visited august 2007. The cable car in Fuente De brings you to an altitude of 1850 metres, from there you can start walking in a wonderful landscape above the tree line.

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Cares Gorge

Picos de Europa, Spain – visited august 2007. Many interesting and challenging walks exist in the nature reserve of Picos de Europa in Northern Spain.  A rather easy – but a bit long – walk is through the Cares Gorge.  … Continue reading

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Vosges mountains

  France, Alsace – visited july 2009.  Many hills to climb, the region is divided into lower and higher area, the higher area reaching nearly 1500 m.  Often the climb starts at near sea level, so be warned it still can … Continue reading

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