In the middle of hot summer it's best to go where it's really cold: up the high mountains.
Itinerary not ready yet.
Itinerary: Chamonix - Aiguille du Midi - Glacier du Geant - Pointe Helbronner - Courmayeur - Aosta - Cogne - Valnontey - Col Lauson - Herbetet - Chabod - Gran Paradiso - Chamonix
Taste of Ultra Mallorca and lots of hardcore cyclists on the roads.
The plan was to use the long July weekend to go to Chamonix, spend first two days on working on our mountaineering skills with UCPA and then climb Mt Blanc over the foll
This time it was summit of Pico del Teide, third highest volcano in the world (still active, fortunately dormant) located on rocky Tenerife, with its 3718 metres, and then Pico Viejo on the way back.
With the Bosphorus sea-strait flowing along its heart, Istanbul is literally located at where two continents meet; and both Asia and Europe add their distinct flavors to the texture of the city.
Ultimate Indian Ocean experience, with its fascinating historical Stone Town and magnificent beaches.