Tag: hiking

BULGARIA, DESTINATIONS

Hiking and biking Rhodope in Bulgaria (and Greece)- one of the wildest mountains in Europe

Everybody who likes wild adventures, usually looks into some wild place, far from the civilization, to a natural area as less as possible touched by humans. And while there are many mountain areas on the Earth now turned into parks, adventurers would prefer something different. So, let’s look into a mountain system in Southeast Europe, a place with endless forests,…

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BULGARIA, TRAVEL GUIDES AND STORIES

A JOURNEY TO THE STUNNING TRIGRAD GORGE AND AROUND

Rhodope mountain in Bulgaria has been always my favorite mountain. It’s not so high, its highest peaks reach only a little more than 2000 m altitude. Located “in the shadow” of the Balkan’s Rila and Pirin, Rhodope mountain is often ignored by the mountain lovers. But one of the things that really impresses me there, is its wild endless forests,…

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CHINA, TRAVEL GEAR

Travel Gear for explorers in South China

Disclaimer: Journey Beyond the Horizon is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites at no additional cost to you. To explore the world is not enough just to be a tourist. In fact, tourists “explore” no more…

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CHINA, DESTINATIONS

EXPLORING THE WILDEST PART OF HONG KONG- CAMPING AND HIKING IN SAI KUNG

Hong Kong is one of those unique cities in the world, known as their international image. Although such cities are a part of their own country and nation, their image is international, just like they represent the whole world. For many people the image of Hong Kong is a picture, presenting high skyscrapers, rich and luxury buildings, intensive marketing (where…

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DESTINATIONS, PHILIPPINES

A TREKKING TO MOUNT PINATUBO AND AETA PEOPLE

I remember when I was a teenager, I found a geographical encyclopedia. There were a lot of interesting articles inside, about many countries, islands, mountains and other places in the world. And there was a section about volcanoes. Now my memory is not so clear about the details, but I remember one name- Pinatubo. Since then, I don’t know why,…

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