Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Farmland / Villages

Manly Scenic Walkway Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateEarly Mar
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Sydney Harbour NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)10Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteManly Scenic Walkway
NotesThis walk allows an "over the fence" peek into suburban life at the harbour's edge in Sydney. There are fine harbour views as well as plenty of quiet sandy coves. The walk can easily be extended by a few kilometres to make it into a circuit walk.
Manly Cove (L) and North Harbour from Manly Scenic Walkway, Sydney, Manly Scenic Walkway (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 9-Mar-03, ah587

Sydney, Middle Head and Middle Harbour from Manly Scenic Walkway, Sydney, Manly Scenic Walkway (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 9-Mar-03, ah588

Sydney and Hunters Bay from Manly Scenic Walkway, Sydney, Manly Scenic Walkway (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 9-Mar-03, ah589

 
Rose Bay / Hornby Lighthouse Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Sydney Harbour NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)17Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteRose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay
NotesThis walk meanders alon the Harbour-side and Ocean-side of the peninsula leading to South Head, with fine Sydney Harbour views and pretty beaches.
Harbour Bridge and Harbour from Dumaresq St, Rose Bay, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF19

Milk Beach and view across Port Jackson to Sydney, Hermitage Foreshore Walk, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF20

Watson's Bay and suburbs of Vaucluse, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF21

Camp Cove beach, Watson's Bay, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF22

Gap Bluff (L) and North Head (R) (ie entrance to Syndey Harbour) from just south of Gap Bluff, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF23

Suburbs of Rose Bay North from above Diamond Bay, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF25

Church nr Gap Bluff, City and Port Jackson from nr Dunbar Memorial Lookout, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF24

City view from junction of Portland and Gilbert St (looking down Blake St), Rose Bay, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF26

Easter Island Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days3TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateEarly Dec
Region/PlaceEaster Island / Isla de Pasqua, PN Rapa NuiCountryChile  
Dist (kms)49Height gain (m)600Route findingEasy
RouteHanga Roa - Rano Kau - Ahu Vinapu - Rano Raraku (N1) - Ahu Tongariki - Anakena (N2) - Cabo Norte - Ahu Akivi - Hanga Roa
NotesEaster Island is a highly rewarding place to spend three to four days on foot exploring. As well as the fabulous and haunting Moai, there are wonderful vistas of a perfect blue horizon beyond the green hillsides. When I visited, pleasant campsites at Anakena and Rano Raraku had water available.
Moai at Ahu Vai Uri, with Hanga Roa (L), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 4-Dec-03, SA522

Single restored moai with top-knot at Ahu Ko Te Riku, Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, nr Hango Roa, Easter Island, Chile, 4-Dec-03, SA523

Rano Kau crater from Mirador Rano Kau, Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 4-Dec-03, SA526

Mauringa Pu A Katiki (400m) (L) from road leading up to Rano Kau, Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 4-Dec-03, SA525

Ahu Ko Te Riku (with top-knot) at sunset, Hanga Roa, Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 4-Dec-03, SA538

Road leading to east opposite Ahu Ura Uranga Te Mahina, Hanga Roa - Ahu Vinapu - Ahu Vaihu - Rano Raraku Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 5-Dec-03, SA546

Fallen moai at Ahu Vaihu with scattered red top-knots, Caleta Vaihu (Vaihu Cove) , Hanga Roa - Ahu Vinapu - Ahu Vaihu - Rano Raraku Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 5-Dec-03, SA545

Moai outside crater (evening), Rano Raraku (S), Hanga Roa - Ahu Vinapu - Ahu Vaihu - Rano Raraku Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 5-Dec-03, SA560

Silhouetted moai outside crater, Rano Raraku (S), Hanga Roa - Ahu Vinapu - Ahu Vaihu - Rano Raraku Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 5-Dec-03, SA563

Moai inside crater and Crater Lake, Rano Raraku (S), Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA577

Moai outside crater, Rano Raraku (S), Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA569

Ahu Tongariki (R) and Motu Marotiri (MR), Rano Raraku (S), Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA581

Moai outside crater, Rano Raraku (S), Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA589

Silhouetted moai outside crater, Rano Raraku (S), Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA592

Ahu Tongariki, Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA598

North coast of island leading towards west from nr Ahu Taharoa, Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA603

Te Pito Kura (Navel of the Earth / Light), or Te Pito Te Henua, at Ahu Te Pito Kura, Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA604

Moai at Ahu Nau Nau, Anakena (S), Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA606

Beach and bay, Anakena (S), Rano Raraku - Ahu Tongariki - Ahu Te Pito Kura - Anakena Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 6-Dec-03, SA609

Silhouetted moai at Ahu Nau Nau, Anakena (S), Anakena - Ahu Tepeu - Ana Te Pahu - Ahu Akivi - Hanga Roa Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 7-Dec-03, SA613

Moai at Ahu Akivi, Anakena - Ahu Tepeu - Ana Te Pahu - Ahu Akivi - Hanga Roa Section, Easter Island Circuit (T), Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 7-Dec-03, SA620

Ahu Ko Te Riku (with top-knot) at sunset, Hanga Roa, Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile, 4-Dec-03, SA539

  
Derwent Water Circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceCumbria, Lake District NPCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)26Height gain (m)350Route findingEasy
RouteDerwent Water circuit with extension to Watendlath Tarn
NotesA satisfying day walk around Derwent Water passing excellent viewpoints of the lake above Walla Crag, and leading up the tranquil Borrowdale to Watendlath Tarn
Derwent Water and mountains to S from Castlehead Wood, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC278

Cat Bells (L), High Stile (Far M), Derwent Fells and Crag Hill (R) above Derwent Water from Castlehead Wood, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC280

Cat Bells (L), High Crag and High Stile (M) above Derwent Water from Castlehead Wood, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC282

Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite Lake (R) from above Walla Crag, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC283

Path above Walla Crag leading S, Derwent Water, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC284

Watendlath Tarn, nr Derwent Water, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC285

Great Crag above Watendlath Tarn, nr Derwent Water, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC287

 
Thames Path Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Jul
Region/PlaceLondonCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)10-30Height gain (m)50Route findingEasy
RouteNot many mountains or deserts, but a very pleasant walk along the banks of the Thames from Central London out to Greenwich and further to the Millenium Dome or Docklands if you want. The path gives a flavour of the many different sides to London, from the spendour of St Pauls to the rejuvinated post-industrial docklands area towards Greenwich. It's also an interesting walk going out west from central London to Kingston, or further to Windsor
NotesNot many mountains or deserts, but a very pleasant walk along the banks of the Thames from Central London out to Greenwich and further to the Millenium Dome or Docklands if you want. The path gives a flavour of the many different sides to London, from the spendour of St Pauls to the rejuvinated post-industrial docklands area towards Greenwich. It's also an interesting walk going out west from central London to Kingston, or further to Windsor
Millenium Dome, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC240

Canary Wharf from nr Greenwich, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC242

Dockside in Bermondsey, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC243

Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC246

Millenium Bridge and St Pauls, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC248

The Thames and St Pauls from Waterloo Bridge, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC251

St Pauls, The City and Blackfriars Bridge from OXO Tower, South Bank, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC250

Blackfriars Bridge, London, England, 2-Jan-98, TE29

Ullswater Circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceCumbria, Lake District NPCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)31Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteUllswater Circuit
NotesUllswater is perfect for a very scenic circuit walk in a long day, with many options to walk further, such as up into Borrowdale. Balcony paths provide splendid views along the lake. The moody weather here often lends even more drama to the already dramatic green hillsides and dark, treeless mountains
Hallin Fell above Ullswater from Pooley Bridge, Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 26-Aug-00, AC253

Path from Bennethead to Swinburn's Park and Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC255

Hallin Fell (L) and High Dodd (R) above Ullswater from Swinburn's Park, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC256

Sandwick and Boredale (R) from Swinburn's Park, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC257

Path through Gowbarrow Park near Aira Force, leading to Patterdale, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC261

Glenridding and Patterdale from Gowbarrow Park, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC263

Road from Swanwick to Howtown, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC265

Howe Grain area, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC266

Ullswater from flanks of Barton Fell, Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 28-Aug-00, AC267

   
Avea Bay - Maeva (cycle) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / Beach, Cycling / CanoeingDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceHuahineCountryFrench Polynesia  
Dist (kms)47Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteAvea Bay - Bourayne Bay causeway - Fitii - Fare - Maeva - Fitii - Avea Bay
NotesQuiet roads on Huahine Iti, possible to walk up to viewpoint above marae at Maeva
Western End of Avea Bay, Cycle tour 1 (T), Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 27-Nov-00, B410

Causeway in Bourayne Bay, Cycle tour 1 (T), Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 27-Nov-00, B412

Road nr Hotel Bellevue, Cycle tour 1 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 27-Nov-00, B413

Marae Vaiotahu and Motu Ovarei, Maeva, Cycle tour 1 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 27-Nov-00, B415

Motu Ovarei (L) from Marae Paepae Ofata, Cycle tour 1 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 27-Nov-00, B419

Road S nr Bourayne Bay Bridge, Cycle tour 1 (T), Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 27-Nov-00, B421

  
Avea Bay - Motu Ovarei (cycle) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / Beach, Cycling / CanoeingDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceHuahineCountryFrench Polynesia  
Dist (kms)48Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteAvea Bay - Bourayne Bay causeway - Faie - Maeva - Motu Ovarei - Airport - Fare - Fitii - Bourayne Bay causeway - Avea Bay
NotesBack crushed-coral road along the motu back to airport very nice
Lagoon at N end of Avea Bay, Cycle tour 2 (T), Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 28-Nov-00, B422

Road from Bourayne Bay Bridge to Faie, Cycle tour 2 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 28-Nov-00, B423

Maeva Church, Cycle tour 2 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 28-Nov-00, B424

Motu Mahare from Sofitel Heiva, Cycle tour 2 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 28-Nov-00, B425

Sofitel Heiva Bungalows, Cycle tour 2 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 28-Nov-00, B428

Sofitel Heiva Bungalows and kayaks, Cycle tour 2 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 28-Nov-00, B429

Track from Sofitel Heiva to airport along Motu Ovarei, Cycle tour 2 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 28-Nov-00, B432

Road N from Bourayne Bay Bridge, Cycle tour 2 (T), Huahine Nui, French Polynesia, 28-Nov-00, B435

Avea Bay / Parea Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceHuahineCountryFrench Polynesia  
Dist (kms)7Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteAriiura Camping - Anini Point - Parea - return
NotesBeautiful quiet villages and tracks, nice coastal scenery
Road nr Huahine Beach Club, Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 26-Nov-00, B393

Parea Village track and Pink Hibiscus, Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 26-Nov-00, B395

Blue house in Parea, Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 26-Nov-00, B397

Pirogue along waterfront track, Parea, Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 26-Nov-00, B398

Track along Parea River, Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 26-Nov-00, B402

Red Hibiscus, Parea River Valley, Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 26-Nov-00, B401

Beach nr Marae Anini, Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 26-Nov-00, B407

Anini Point and Motu Araara, Huahine Iti, French Polynesia, 29-Nov-00, B446

Mani hamlets Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateLate Mar
Region/PlacePeloponnese, LakoniaCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
RouteStavri, Paths to NW from Stavri, Towards Cape Tigani, Stavri
NotesForget the Elysian Fields, a wander though the Asphodel Meadows here in early spring is superb.
Asphodel Meadows, Purple Meadow Clary and Stavri village, Mani meadows circuit from Stavri (T), Lakonion Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, 23-Mar-99, E861

View to N along W coast of Mani Peninsula, from nr Stavri, Mani meadows circuit from Stavri (T), Lakonion Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, 23-Mar-99, E863

Asphodel Meadows and tower in Harabos hamlet nr Stavri, Mani meadows circuit from Stavri (T), Lakonion Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, 23-Mar-99, E860

Purple Meadow Clary along path to Stavri, Mani meadows circuit from Stavri (T), Lakonion Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, 23-Mar-99, E864

Naxos marble quarries Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, HillsDateMid Oct
Region/PlaceCyclades, NaxosCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)19Height gain (m)400Route findingDifficult
RouteHalki, Tsingalario, Apano Kastro, Ano Potamia, Flerio (Kouros), Marble quarries nr Kinidharas, Moni, Kaloxilos, Halki
NotesThe seemingly remote interior of Naxos, with its agricultural terraces. Nice polished fragments of marble near the quarries and factory.
Track to Tsingalario from Halki and Mt Fanári (ML), Tragea, Central Naxos circuit (T), Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, 12-Oct-98, E383

Apano Kastro, nr Tsingalario, Central Naxos circuit (T), Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, 12-Oct-98, E384

Moni village from path to Kaloxilos, Central Naxos circuit (T), Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, 12-Oct-98, E385

 
Paleokastrista Harbour view Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceIonian Islands, CorfuCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)220Route findingEasy
RouteLakones, Mt Arakli, Lakones
NotesNice views down to the Paleokastrista region.
Lakones village, Paleokastrista harbour (L) and Paleokastrista Monastery headland (R), from Mt Arakli, Lakones - Mt Arakli circuit (T), Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece, 23-Sep-98, E286

   
Paxos Island Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateLate Sep
Region/PlaceIonian Islands, PaxosCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)26Height gain (m)850Route findingDifficult
RouteGaios, Kaki Lagada, Fontana, Kipiadi Beach, Loggos, Glyfada Beach, Monadentri Beach, Apergatika, Lakkos Beach, nr Magazia, Manessatika, Tergo Bay viewpoint, Vassilatika, Dalietatika, Plani Beach, Missorachi Beach, Lakka
NotesPoorly defined paths provide entertainment. Trousers or thick skin useful.
Lakka Harbour, Gaios to Lakka coastal walk (T), Paxos, Ionian Islands, Greece, 30-Sep-98, E311

Table rocks and sea arch at Plani Beach, nr Lakka, Gaios to Lakka coastal walk (T), Paxos, Ionian Islands, Greece, 30-Sep-98, E308

Kipiadi Beach, Gaios to Lakka coastal walk (T), Paxos, Ionian Islands, Greece, 30-Sep-98, E305

Tergo Bay, nr Milos, Gaios to Lakka coastal walk (T), Paxos, Ionian Islands, Greece, 30-Sep-98, E307

Erimitis Cliffs from Agioi Apostoli, Paxos, Ionian Islands, Greece, 2-Oct-98, E317

   
Sambahan ricefields Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceBali, UbudCountryIndonesia  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteUbud - Sambahan ricefields - Ubud
NotesEspecially nice early morning with still reflections of the distant volcanoes on the rice fields
Sambahan ricefields, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 6-Jun-02, ah141

Gunung Agung and Sambahan ricefields, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 6-Jun-02, ah143

Sambahan ricefields, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 6-Jun-02, ah146

Sambahan ricefields, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 6-Jun-02, ah145

Sungai Ayung River / Campuan Ridge Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Hills, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceBali, UbudCountryIndonesia  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)200Route findingMedium
RouteUbud - Campuan - Sayan Terrace - River terraces - Tegal Kuning - Kedewatan (Amandari hotel) - Sanggingan - Bangkiang Sidem - Campuan Ridge - Pura Gunung Lebah - Ubud
NotesTrack down to river fairly easy to find, nice rice terraces on path up to Amandari hotel from river. Good views of Ubud from Campuan Ridge
River and terraces below Sayan Terrace Hotel, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah19

Terraces nr bridge in Kedewatan, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah23

Amandari Hotel, Kedewatan, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah33

Terraces nr bridge in Kedewatan, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah32

Amandari Hotel, Kedewatan, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah36

Terraces nr bridge in Kedewatan, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah29

Temple in Bangkiang Sidem, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah39

Temples and houses in Bangkiang Sidem, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah42

Campuan Ridge, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah43

Pura Gunung Lebah, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah49

Pura Gunung Lebah, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2-Jun-02, ah51

 
Ubud - Keliki (cycle) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Cycling / CanoeingDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceBali, UbudCountryIndonesia  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteUbud - Campuan Ridge - Keliki - Tegallalang - Ubud
NotesPossible to cycle and carry bicyle up steps along Campuan Ridge, the return leg is mainly downhill
Gunung Batukau (L), G Sangiyang (M), G Pohon (R) and terraces along Ubud to Kiliki road, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 7-Jun-02, ah150

Gunung Sangiyang (L), G Pohon (R) and ricefield temple along Ubud to Kiliki road, nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 7-Jun-02, ah151

Pura Duurbingin festival in Penusuan (north of Ubud), nr Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 7-Jun-02, ah154

 
Burren - Green Road Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateLate May
Region/PlaceClare, The BurrenCountryIreland  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteBallinalacken Castle, Caher River (Green Road)
NotesA walk though the heart of the Burren.
Gilabon Reserve / Dvorah Waterfall Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Jan
Region/PlaceGolanCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)17Height gain (m)400Route findingModerate
RouteKibbutz Gadot, Gilabon Reserve, Gilabon Canyon, Dvorah Waterfall, B'not Ya'acov Bridge, Kibbutz Gadot
NotesImpressive canyon leading up from the Hula Valley and good views from the Golan Plateau.
Yesud HaMa’ala and Kibbutz Hulata settlements in Hula Valley with Naftali Mtn beyond (R) from Gilabon Reserve, Gilabon Reserve and Dvorah Waterfall (T), Golan, Haûafon (Northern), Israel, 30-Jan-99, E635

   
Amalfi / Minuta / Pogerola Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateEarly May
Region/PlaceAmalfi Peninsula, CampaniaCountryItaly  
Dist (kms)18Height gain (m)650Route findingEasy
RouteAmalfi (0), Atrani (0), Valle del Dragone, Pontone (226), Minuta (403), Bosco Grande (500), Head of Valle delle Ferriere (500), Pogerola (300), W end of Amalfi road tunnel, Amalfi (0)
NotesGood circuit up and above Amalfi.
View down to Amalfi and Lemon Terraces nr Pontone (L) from path between Pontone and Valle dei Mulini, Above Amalfi via Pontone, minuta and Pogerola (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1062

Pogerola village centre through terraces to N of village, Above Amalfi via Pontone, minuta and Pogerola (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1066

Pogerola terraces with Pontone in distance across Valle delle Ferriere, Above Amalfi via Pontone, minuta and Pogerola (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1068

Pogerola garden terrace (No 42 Amendola), vineyards, and cliffside of Valle delle Ferriere, Above Amalfi via Pontone, minuta and Pogerola (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1069

Red Valerian and lower church at Pogerola, Above Amalfi via Pontone, minuta and Pogerola (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1071

Amalfi cliffside houses from near road tunnel to W, Above Amalfi via Pontone, minuta and Pogerola (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1073

Houses along balcony path to Amalfi from W, Above Amalfi via Pontone, minuta and Pogerola (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1075

Tourist shops in front of Duomo, Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1077

Atrani from E end of Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1078

Amalfi from harbour pier, Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 7-May-99, E1080

Alleyway between Amalfi and Atrani, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC182

Sea defences near Atrani, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC183

Piazza by Santa Maria Maddalena, Atrani, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC184

Beach at Atrani, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC186

Torello from path to Atrani, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC188

Houses below Villa Cimbrone, nr Ravello, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC190

Church tower window at northern end of Ravello, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC192

Yellow FIat near Minuta, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC194

Terraces in Valle del Dragone leading to Amalfi, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC197

Terraces around Pontone, Atrani to Amalfi via Torello, Ravello and Pontone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 6-Jun-00, AC195

Amalfi / Ravello / Torre dello Ziro Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateMid May
Region/PlaceAmalfi Peninsula, CampaniaCountryItaly  
Dist (kms)17Height gain (m)510Route findingEasy
RouteAmalfi (0), Atrani (0), Torello (230), Ravello (370), Scala (380), Minuta (403), Pontone (226), Torre dello Ziro (250), Amalfi (0)
NotesAnother excellent circuit from Amalfi.
Descent to Church of Santa Maria Maddalena, Atrani, Ravello and Torre dello Ziro circuit from Amalfi (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 12-May-99, E1103

Wild Gladiolus (pink) and Sweet Woodruff (white) in olive grove on path from Atrani to Torello, Ravello and Torre dello Ziro circuit from Amalfi (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 12-May-99, E1104

Peas (R), Lemons (Top) and Olives along path from Atrani to Torello, Ravello and Torre dello Ziro circuit from Amalfi (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 12-May-99, E1105

Houses and Church of Santa Cosma set into cliff below Ravello, Ravello and Torre dello Ziro circuit from Amalfi (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 12-May-99, E1110

Atrani and Gulf of Salerno from Torre dello Ziro, Ravello and Torre dello Ziro circuit from Amalfi (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 12-May-99, E1111

   
Positano - Colli di San Petro Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, HillsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceAmalfi Peninsula, CampaniaCountryItaly  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteColli di San Petro - Santa Maria del Castello - Positano
NotesAn interesting mountain walk leading to excellent vantage points high above Positano
Looking back towards Sorrento from Path between Colli di San Petro and Santa Maria del Castello, Santa Maria del Castello - Positano (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 8-Jun-00, AC202

San Angelo a Tre Pizzi from meadow on eastern flanks of Monte Comune, nr Positano, Santa Maria del Castello - Positano (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 8-Jun-00, AC204

Duomo and Positano, with Priano beyond, Positano, Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 8-Jun-00, AC208

 
Santa Maria del Castello circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, HillsDateMid May
Region/PlaceAmalfi Peninsula, CampaniaCountryItaly  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)900Route findingEasy
RouteSanta Maria del Castello (685), Caserma Forestale (767), I Trasiti (870), Caserma Forestale (767), Monte Pertuso (365), Positano (0), Fornillo (0), Positano Bar Internazionale (160), Santa Maria del Castello (685)
NotesExcellent path up from Positano to Santa Maria del Castello.
Cliff edge above Positano, Positano and Santa Maria del Castello (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 8-May-99, E1091

Snake path up from Positano to Santa Maria del Castello, Positano and Santa Maria del Castello (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 8-May-99, E1090

Cypress trees below Caserma Forestale on path to Monte Pertuso, Positano and Monte Pertuso (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 8-May-99, E1083

Beach, Positano, Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 8-May-99, E1087

View E along Amalfi Coast from Santa Maria del Castello, with Priano (Top), Nocelle (Top L), and Monte Pertuso (ML), Positano and Santa Maria del Castello (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 8-May-99, E1092

Positano from Santa Maria del Castello, with Santa Maria Assunta church beside beach, Positano and Santa Maria del Castello (T), Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy, 8-May-99, E1093

  
Sorento - Annuziata - Termini Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateMid May
Region/PlaceAmalfi Peninsula, CampaniaCountryItaly  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)490Route findingEasy
RouteTermini (320), Schiazzano (270), Santa Maria (210), Annuziata (200), Marina della Lobra (0), Massa Lubrense (120), Deserto Convent (460), Sant 'Agata (390), Crocevia (245), Sorrento (80)
NotesJoin the Fiat 127's along the narrow alleys connecting the villages.
Capri and grassy mound nr Termini en route to Schiazzano, Coastal Villages West of Sorrento (T), Sorrento area, Campania, Italy, 9-May-99, E1094

Wild Gladiolus (pink), Sweet Woodruff (white) and Round-headed Rampion (purple) flowers in olive grove along path from Annunziata to San Liberatore, Coastal Villages West of Sorrento (T), Sorrento area, Campania, Italy, 9-May-99, E1096

Artichokes and church of Marina della Lobra with Vesuvius across Bay of Naples (Top L), Coastal Villages West of Sorrento (T), Sorrento area, Campania, Italy, 9-May-99, E1097

 
Termini / Nerano / San Costanzo Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateEarly May
Region/PlaceAmalfi Peninsula, CampaniaCountryItaly  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)510Route findingEasy
RouteTermini (320), Nerano (150), Ieranto (0), Nerano (150), San Costanzo (west belvedere) (490), San Costanzo (eastern summit) (490), Termini (320)
NotesThe section from Termini to Nerano is particularly good.
Fig Tree below cliffs of San Contanzo, from path between Termini and Nerano, Villages West of Sorrento (T), Sorrento area, Campania, Italy, 6-May-99, E1052

Fig Tree and Nerano village from path to Ieranto, Villages West of Sorrento (T), Sorrento area, Campania, Italy, 6-May-99, E1054

Prickly Pear buds and Red Valerian on path down to Ieranto from Nerano, Villages West of Sorrento (T), Sorrento area, Campania, Italy, 6-May-99, E1058

Red Valerian and Spurge above Gulf of Salerno, from path between Nerano and Ieranto, Villages West of Sorrento (T), Sorrento area, Campania, Italy, 6-May-99, E1055

Yellow Spurge and Capri from along track from Termini to Punta Campanella, Villages West of Sorrento (T), Sorrento area, Campania, Italy, 6-May-99, E1060

Olive net and flowers along path between Termini and Nerano, Termini - Nerano - Recommone (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 7-Jun-00, AC200

  
Queen Charlotte Track Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days3 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateEarly Jan
Region/PlaceMarlborough, Marlborough SoundsCountryNew Zealand  
Dist (kms)67Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteShip Cove - Furneaux Lodge - Camp Bay / Punga Cove (N1) - Portage Bay (N2) - Anakiwa
NotesAn undulating walk in the rolling farmland and forest above the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. Transport is readily available to complete the walk, with the option to have packs carried to campsites/cabins/hotels en route.
Yachts in Ship Cove, Ship Cove - Furneaux Lodge - Camp Bay / Punga Cove Section, Queen Charlotte Track (T), Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand, 1-Jan-01, a324

Resolution Bay, Scott Park (L) and Kaikoura Mtn beyond, from saddle between Ship Cove and Resolution Bay, Ship Cove - Furneaux Lodge - Camp Bay / Punga Cove Section, Queen Charlotte Track (T), Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand, 1-Jan-01, a326

Sam on path nr Resolution Bay houses, Ship Cove - Furneaux Lodge - Camp Bay / Punga Cove Section, Queen Charlotte Track (T), Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand, 1-Jan-01, a328

Tawa Bay and Endeavour Inlet, Ship Cove - Furneaux Lodge - Camp Bay / Punga Cove Section, Queen Charlotte Track (T), Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand, 1-Jan-01, a329

Boats in Camp Bay at end of inlet, Camp Bay / Punga Cove - Portage Bay Section, Queen Charlotte Track (T), Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2-Jan-01, a330

Endeavour Inlet (L) leading to Queen Charlotte Sound from between Kenepuru Saddle and Bay of Many Coves, Camp Bay / Punga Cove - Portage Bay Section, Queen Charlotte Track (T), Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2-Jan-01, a331

Portage Bay and Isthimus Island from W of Torea Saddle, Portage Bay - Anakiwa Section, Queen Charlotte Track (T), Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand, 3-Jan-01, a333

View from lookout nr Te Mahia, Schnapper Pt (M) in Kenepuru Sound, and Isthmus Island (M), Portage Bay - Anakiwa Section, Queen Charlotte Track (T), Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand, 3-Jan-01, a334

Urupukapuka Island Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateLate Dec
Region/PlaceNorthland, Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic ParkCountryNew Zealand  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)250Route findingEasy
NotesUrupukapuka Island's rolling green hillsides and pristine bays and beaches are perfect for a day's strolling. In Late December the Pohutakawa trees are at their peak flowering.
House in Otehei Bay, Urupukapuka Island walk (T), Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, 21-Dec-00, B518

Sheep and Cable Bay, Urupukapuka Island walk (T), Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, 21-Dec-00, B520

Sheep and Cable Bay, Urupukapuka Island walk (T), Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, 21-Dec-00, B521

Potutukawa Tree and Urupukapuka Bay, Urupukapuka Island walk (T), Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, 21-Dec-00, B523

Pohutukawa Flowers, Urupukapuka Island walk (T), Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, 21-Dec-00, B525

Pohutukawa Flowers, Urupukapuka Island walk (T), Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, 21-Dec-00, B527

Pohutukawa and boat in Urupukapuka Bay, with Cape Brett Peninsula beyond, Urupukapuka Island walk (T), Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, 21-Dec-00, B528

Path to N of Island, with first Waewaetorea Is and then Okahu Islnds beyond, Urupukapuka Island walk (T), Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, 21-Dec-00, B529

Encumeada - Ribeira Brava Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, HillsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Paúl da Serra / Ribeira BravaCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteEncumeada - Levada do Lombo do Mouro - Ribeira Brava
NotesRating 6/10, Landscapes #31, A bus from Ribeira Brava up to the pass makes this a straighforward walk to plan. Although much of the first stage of the descent is in forest, there are some spectacular views down to Ribiera Brava on the second half of the walk.
Road between Boca da Encumeada and Lombo do Mouro, with Pico das Torres (M), Encumeada - Levada do Lombo do Mouro - Ribeira Brava (T), Paúl da Serra, Madeira, Portugal, 7-Jun-03, AP165

Ribeira Brava from below end of Levada do Lombo do Mouro (along Caminho do Lombo Cesteiro), Encumeada - Levada do Lombo do Mouro - Ribeira Brava (T), Ribeira Brava, Madeira, Portugal, 7-Jun-03, AP167

Ribeira Brava from below end of Levada do Lombo do Mouro (along Caminho do Lombo Cesteiro), Encumeada - Levada do Lombo do Mouro - Ribeira Brava (T), Ribeira Brava, Madeira, Portugal, 7-Jun-03, AP169

 
Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo (Prazeres) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, CalhetaCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteSão Lourenço - Raposeira - Prazeres
NotesRating 9/10, Landscapes #41, Classic levada walking through quiet villages and adricultural terraces between with plenty of flowers in June. This was my favourite levada walking in Madeira.
Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, nr H124, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP99

Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo leading to Raposeira, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP130

Garden along Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in Raposeira, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP131

Road crossing Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in Raposeira, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP132

Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo nr Prazeres, Prazeres, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP134

   
Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo (São Lourenço) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Ponta do PargoCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)5Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesRating 8/10, Landscapes #40, Classic levada walking through quiet villages and adricultural terraces between with plenty of flowers in June. This was my favourite levada walking in Madeira.
Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in São Lourenço leading to Raposeira, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP162

Track leading down from Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo to E of Ribeirados Marinheiros, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP159

Pink and White Valerian along Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo nr Lombada dos Marinheiros, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP157

Village in Ribeira de São João, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP160

Hydrangea along Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in São Lourenço, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP161

   
Levada da Fajã do Rodrigues Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, São VicenteCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteMiradouro to waterfall and return
NotesRating 6/10, Landscapes #29. Miradouro village itself is scenic, this short walk leads up the the levada behind the village past some good swimming spots.
Levada do Norte / Boca do Encumeada Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Paúl da SerraCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesRating 6/10, Landscapes #32, A higher altitude walk alongside one of the highest levadas, with excellent views towards the craggy peaks around Pica da Encumeada
Levada do Norte nr Boca da Encumeada, with Pico Topeiro/Pico da Encumeada (L) and Pico Grande (R), Boca do Encumeada - Levada do Norte - tunnel entrance - return (T), Paúl da Serra, Madeira, Portugal, 10-Jun-03, AP115

Levada do Norte and Pico da Encumeada (R) nr tunnel to Folhadal, Boca do Encumeada - Levada do Norte - tunnel entrance - return (T), Paúl da Serra, Madeira, Portugal, 10-Jun-03, AP116

  
Levada dos Tornos (Camacha) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, CamachaCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteLombo Grande to Camacha
NotesRating 8/10, Landscapes #7. A good levada walk leading in and out of forest and contouring around steep valleys between quiet villages.
Levada dos Tornos close to tunnel W of Pico de Gaula, Levada dos Tornos, section from Lombo Grande to Camacha (T), Camacha, Madeira, Portugal, 8-Jun-03, AP181

Levada dos Tornos at palm tree below Camacha, Levada dos Tornos, section from Lombo Grande to Camacha (T), Camacha, Madeira, Portugal, 8-Jun-03, AP182

  
Levada dos Tornos (Ribeira do Boaventura) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, CamachaCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteLombo Grande - Levada dos Tornos - Ribeira do Boaventura nr Ribeira do Eixo
NotesRating 7/10, Landscapes #7. A pleasant levada walk countouring around seemingly endless valleys, although it feels less rustic than perhaps the Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in the west of Madeira.
Ponta do Pargo circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Ponta do PargoCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)10Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RoutePonta do Pargo - Lombada Velha - Cabo - Levada Calheta Ponta do Pargo - Ponta do Pargo
NotesRating 6/10, Landscapes #34
Along Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in Ribeira da Vaca, Ponta do Pargo circuit (Ponta do Pargo - Lombada Velha - Cabo - Levada Calheta Ponta do Pargo - Ponta do Pargo) (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP151

Serrado from track above Pedregal, Ponta do Pargo circuit (Ponta do Pargo - Lombada Velha - Cabo - Levada Calheta Ponta do Pargo - Ponta do Pargo) (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP152

  
Portela / Maiata / Boca do Risco / Maroços circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Porto da Cruz / MachicoCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)24Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RoutePortela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela
NotesRating 8/10, Landscapes #15,14,11. A long circuit, but a highly rewarding day walk giving a taste in one day of vitually everything Madeira has to offer while walking. The coastal balcony path is particularly pretty, as is the levada section above the terracotta rooves Maroços
Road leading up through Larano, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP187

Ponta de São Lourenço from nr Ponta do Espigão Amarelo, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP103

Pico do Arieiro (1818) (L) and Pico das Torres (1851) (MR) above Cruz da Guarda from nr Larano, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP102

Ribeira Seca and upper Machico from above Levada do Caniçal, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Machico, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP105

Agapanthus in Ribeira Grande, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Machico, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP108

Maroços and Levada do Caniçal, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Machico, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP111

Maroços (Ribeira das Cales) and Levada do Caniçal, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Machico, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP114

Penha de Águia (R) from along Camino Municipal below Portela, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP183

Houses in Cruz da Guarda from Camino Municipal between Portela and Porto da Cruz, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP184

   
Rock of Taborno circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Cliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Feb
Region/PlaceTenerife, CanariasCountrySpain  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteTaborno - Roque de Taborno - Taborno
NotesGood views along precipitious N coast of Anaga Peninsula
Near Roque de Taborno, Rock of Taborno circuit (T), Tenerife, Canarias, Spain, 11-Feb-98, T850

Near Roque de Taborno, Rock of Taborno circuit (T), Tenerife, Canarias, Spain, 11-Feb-98, T860

Near Roque de Taborno, Rock of Taborno circuit (T), Tenerife, Canarias, Spain, 11-Feb-98, T900

Near Roque de Taborno, Rock of Taborno circuit (T), Tenerife, Canarias, Spain, 11-Feb-98, T870

Roque de Taborno, Rock of Taborno circuit (T), Tenerife, Canarias, Spain, 11-Feb-98, T950

   
Gsteig Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateEarly Aug
Region/PlaceBernCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
RouteAround Gsteig
NotesA beautiful area for a short walk any way out of town.
Houses in Gsteig, Rest day Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 6-Aug-03, AP364

Panorama from Gsteig, with Oldenhorn (3123) (R), Rest day Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 6-Aug-03, AP366

Panorama from Gsteig, with Oldenhorn (3123) (L), Rest day Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 6-Aug-03, AP367

 
Lake Uri Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way) / 13TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Hills, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceSchwyzCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)20Height gain (m)350Route findingEasy
RouteAltdorf - Lake Uri - Sisikon - Brunnen
NotesA pretty walk along quiet roads and tracks initially along the shores of Lake Uri, but soon leading up high above the Viewwaldstätter See
Lake Uri (L), Vierwaldstätter See (M), Rigi (ML) and Brunnen (R) (on shore) from between Sisikon and Morschach, Altdorf - Brunnen Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Schwyz, Switzerland, 16-Aug-03, AP462

Lake Uri from Glockenspiel and Gitsehen (2540) (L), from between Flüelen and Sisikon, Altdorf - Brunnen Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Schwyz, Switzerland, 16-Aug-03, AP461

  
Cappadocia valleys (Goreme) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (2-3 day walks)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceCentral Anatolia, CappadociaCountryTurkey  
Dist (kms)19Height gain (m)250Route findingDifficult
RouteGoreme, Goreme open-air museum entrance, Road above, Valley to SE (between Goreme and Zelve Valleys), Cavusin, Ask Valley/Baglidere Valley, Uchisar, Dovecote Valley, Goreme
NotesAn excellent two or three one-day walks in and around Goreme along seldom used paths. Route-finding is sometimes challenging, but the countryside is relatively open with few fences or dogs.
Troglodyte dwellings S of Göreme and badlands to N of Göreme in background, Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (1) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 19-Apr-99, E974

Troglodyte dwellings S of Göreme and badlands to N of Göreme in background, Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (1) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 19-Apr-99, E975

Apple blossom S of Göreme, Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (1) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 19-Apr-99, E976

Tunnel in valley to SE of Göreme (between Göreme and Zelve valleys), Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (2) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-Apr-99, E990

Fairy Chimneys in Aşk/Bağlidere Valley (3km SW of Çavuşin), Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (1) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 19-Apr-99, E979

Fields below badlands nr Zelve, Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (1) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 19-Apr-99, E977

Fairy Chimneys in Aşk/Bağlidere Valley (3km SW of Çavuşin), Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (1) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 19-Apr-99, E980

Valley to SE of Göreme (between Göreme and Zelve valleys), Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (2) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-Apr-99, E986

Valley to SE of Göreme (between Göreme and Zelve valleys), Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (2) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-Apr-99, E987

Pigeon holes in valley SE of Göreme, Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (2) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-Apr-99, E989

Vineyard and pigeon holes in valley SE of Göreme, Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (2) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-Apr-99, E991

Field on plateau to SE/S of Göreme, nr Çavuşin, Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (2) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-Apr-99, E992

Fairy Chimneys in Aşk/Bağlidere Valley (3km SW of Çavuşin), Cappadocia valleys around Goreme (2) (T), Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-Apr-99, E993

   
St Davids Coastal Path Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateLate Apr
Region/PlacePembrokeshire, Pembrokshire NPCountryWales  
Dist (kms)18Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteSt Non's Bay - Whitesand Bay - Carnllidi - Strumble Head
NotesOne of the most scenic wild stretches of the British coastline, leading through grassy fields, wide sandy beaches and heathland-covered mountains
Coast Path along St Non's Bay, nr St Davids, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC56

Coast Path leading to Porthstinian Lifeboat Station and Carnllidi beyond, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC60

Adder at south end of Whitesand Bay, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC63

Carnllidi across Whitesand Bay, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC65

Oil seed rape near St Davids, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC66

Coast Path leading to Strumble Head Lighthouse, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 22-Apr-00, AC71

Flowers along Coast Path at Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 22-Apr-00, AC72

Watersports at Whitesand Bay, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 23-Apr-00, AC75

Carnllidi from path between Whitesand Bay and St David's Head, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 23-Apr-00, AC77