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Scenic Drives

Abra del Acay | A Guide to Driving Ruta 40’s Highest Mountain Pass

Golden shrubs cover the red, mountainous landscape. Rainbow coloured nutrients marble the slopes hemmed in by snow capped peaks. The leading line of a ribbon like road twists and turns through the panorama, before disappearing around a distant bend. Abra del Acay is a high Andean mountain pass in the Salta Province, Argentina. Climbing to …

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Valle Grande Mendoza | A scenic drive through Atuel Canyon

As if this magnificent country doesn’t have enough scenic drives already, Valle Grande in Mendoza Province packs in yet another glorious route. A short but incredibly worthwhile diversion from Argentina’s epic Ruta 40, the deep gorge of Atuel Canyon splits the landscape in two.  It entices adventurous thrill seekers with phenomenal rapids, sheer cliffs faces …

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Quebrada de las Conchas | A guide to Salta’s dazzling landscape

Quebrada de las Conchas is one of the most iconic drives in northern Argentina.  Incredible rock formations line a 50 kilometre route through part of Calchaquí Valley to Cafayate. Striated, rainbow painted rock faces, canyons and at sunset, the entire landscape appears to glow. Quebrada de las Conchas, also called Quebrada de Cafayate or Shell’s …

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9 Reasons To Make A South Morocco Road Trip Your Next Epic Driving Adventure

Reasons to take a south Morocco road trip The first thing to say about a road trip in south Morocco is that it’s stunningly beautiful. The landscape changes so rapidly along the entire route, you’ll spend each day feeling you’ve arrived in a world apart from the last. Here are 9 perfect reasons to make …

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The breathtaking landscape of the English Lake District

No matter how far we’ve travelled throughout the world, there is no place like home. Almost on our doorstep, the Lake District in England has some of the most fantastic landscapes anywhere in the world. Aside from my recent mountain climb (it was a mountain, I tell you!), we’ve road tripped around many parts of the …

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The Spectacular Picos de Europa: Mountains, Lakes & Vultures

The spectacular Picos de Europa National Park is probably the lesser visited, little brother of the Pyrenees but they are amazing. These jagged, deeply fissured mountains straddle Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y León regions of northern Spain and offer a wealth of walking opportunities. Tiny villages are dotted throughout the area, each with their own …

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