The Queen Charlotte track stretches 70 kilometres from the legendary Ship Cove at the head of Queen Charlotte Sound to Anakiwa. The scenery is tremendously varied as the track meanders its way around hidden bays and inlets and climbs to the ridgelines for expansive views. The Marlborough Sounds has both an intricate coastline and surprisingly high bush-clad mountains. The Queen Charlotte guided hike offers a unique opportunity to enjoy stunning and invigorating hiking by day, and the comfort of resort-style accommodation and fine Marlborough wine and cuisine by night. Your friendly and informative guide will impart inspiring stories and knowledge about the rich history and plentiful wildlife you will see along the way.
» Coastal hike with spectacular views
» Rich history
» Resort-style accommodation with luggage transfer
» Rest day (5-day option) at Portage Resort with optional activities such as fishing and sea kayaking
Don't forget to check out Anne's blog about hiking the Queen Charlotte Track.
Do you enjoy sweat breaking out on your forehead and your heart racing like mad as you find yourself half suspended in the air with the few thousand meters beneath your feet? I bet you are an avid climber looking for just another dose of thrill.
Surprisingly enough, when it comes to the most popular destinations for travelling, Bolivia is not a country on the list. Well, your loss. There are a few negative factors which keep on pushing the tourist away from the country, such as a lack of public transport and the necessity to get visa, which might set you back 150$ dollars. However, I dare say that the astounding scenery awaiting you will make amends for all inconveniences. The combination of high-rise mountains, jungles filled with wild life and the unfathomable variety of within a single country is what makes Bolivia so unique and irresistible to visit. Here are the top things not to miss out on.
Do you have a never ending desire to explore the beauty of the African nature? Do you want to get in close contact with the wildness we all came from? When it comes to the African continent, choosing a place to go to might become a never-ending story, wherever you go, exotic is the word to describe the atmosphere. I have chosen a few places which every tourist keen on photography must visit. Be ready to get unforgettable impressions and unfathomable thrill and make sure to take a photo, it will last longer! (hehe)
Triglav is the Slovenia’s highest mountain, featuring three peaks with the highest one reaching 2864 meters. According to one of the legends, there was a magical Goldenhorn inhabiting the Triglav Mountains. The horns of the mysterious creature were made of gold and would make anyone who caught Goldenhorn forever rich. The Goldenhorn was never caught due to its artfulness in escaping from the chasers, even when injured. The magic power of Goldenhorn was hidden in a divine flower protecting him from deathly wounds. The flower was growing in the crevices of Triglav and boasted unfathomable beauty.
Adventure Compass spoke about the beauty and adventure of the Azores with the friendliest folks at Azores Tourism Authority.
Have you seen the movie Gladiator? If not, go and watch right now. Those who have seen in will be glad to know that Sahara is the location where the most prominent scenes of the movie were shot. You can start with capturing the velvet dunes and taking photos of the snake charmers and mighty camels proudly swaying as they carry bedouins on their back. Once in a province, you will get a chance to capture and even participate in the traditional tea ceremony as well as to see the locals playing gnawa music performed on goatskin drums. The beauty of the sunset in Sahara is just a cherry on the top of a cake you cannot miss out on.
We decided to make a roundup of the greatest hikes in some of the world's most gorgeous islands and archipelagos, but at Adventure Compass we understand that not many people even barely consider great hiking areas when they think of tropical island paradises. So if your partners prefer to lie on a beach and you want to go hiking on your next adventure travel, there's no need to compromise. Simply take a look at these trekking areas on paradise islands from the Caribbean to the Pacific.