Ever wanted to walk on the "Stairway to Heaven"? Then you should hike from Pico do Areiro to Pico Ruivo. If it's sunny, you can enjoy an amazing view of the entire island of Madeira. If it's cloudy - even better: You will be able to climb a steep stairway that arises from the clouds.
The first destination in our Patagonia roundtrip was the relatively small Pali Aike National Park. Pali Aike National Park is located right at the Chilean border to Argentina, 26km northwest (by gravel road) of San Gregorio. Along the way on the Ruta 9 we stopped at the Estancia San Gregorio ghost village, which is home
The Spitzkoppe is a group of granite peaks located in the Namib desert. It's often also called the "Matterhorn of Namibia". The highest peak is about 700m above the floor of the desert below. Visitors can see some 2000- to 4000-year-old bushmen prehistoric paintings, although they're only accessible with a guided tour from the campsite.