Author Archives: Rupert Parker

Rota Vicentina. Walking Portugal’s Atlantic Coast

15/01/2020 by .

This 220km walk, through coastal Alentejo and Algarve, is also known as The Fishermen’s Trail.

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Hiking El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

12/01/2020 by .

The most westerly and smallest of the Canary Islands, El Hierro was once considered the end of the world until Columbus discovered America.

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Cycling Around Salzburg And Its Lakes

10/01/2020 by .

Say Salzburg and you think the Sound of Music, but there’s far more to the region than following in the footsteps of the Von Trapp family.

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Head Upriver in The Gambia, Africa

08/01/2020 by .

Hitting the Road in Georgia

03/01/2020 by .

Rupert Parker takes a drive around Georgia’s musical roots taking in Macon, Savannah, Athens and Thomson.

I arrive in Atlanta by plane, not quite on the Midnight Train to Georgia, although Gladys Knight who had a hit with the song in 1973 was born here.

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Cellhire Mifi For China

01/12/2019 by .

One of the occupational hazards of travelling abroad, particularly outside the EU, is the high cost of data roaming. It may be OK to miss the occasional email, but retrieving airline tickets, navigating with google maps and booking the next hotel, are all activities essential for the modern traveller.

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