Birthday mountains

We’re off to explore some more of the stunning scenery that Montenegro has to offer, plus it is my birthday! Woo hoo First stop is a view over the incredible Tara Canyon – we’re 2,404 metres high! We spot an Alpine style restaurant and pop in for a beverage and a bite to eat! TheContinue reading “Birthday mountains”


After the vertiginous views from the monastery we’re heading to the lovely little mountain town of Žabljak. Zabljak is the highest urban settlement in the Balkans, located at the altitude of 1456m in the middle of Durmitor National Park. Žabljak is surrounded by 22 mountain peaks over 2200 meters, 18 mountain lakes and the TaraContinue reading “Žabljak”

Pico Do Areeiro

We’re heading up the mountain to Pico do Areeiro. Pico do Areeiro, at 1,818 m high, is Madeira’s third highest peak. Enroute we stop off to admire the incredible views. Cloud formations over the mountain range make Madeira look more South American than European. We reach Pico do Areeiro and the husband takes a walkContinue reading “Pico Do Areeiro”

Awesome Anaga

Anaga National park is a stunning natural wonder in Tenerife. Anaga Country Park covers much of the mountain range located on the north-west of the Island. With an expanse of almost 14,500 hectares (35,800 acres). Anaga is a wonderland of mountains with sharp peaks and deep ravines covered with carpets of laurel trees and dottedContinue reading “Awesome Anaga”

Piscia di Gallu hiking

As well as stunning beaches Corsica also as an amazingly rugged interior full of spectacular scenery to explore. Here we check out a solitary hiking hut which offers wide ranging views over the surrounding countryside. We’re heading for the Piscia di Gallu hiking trail that will take us through some of the most incredible sceneryContinue reading “Piscia di Gallu hiking”