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Rock pool dips and cable car trips: get active in Madeira

Basket Case: Gravity-Assisted Transport Monte, a picturesque hilltop town located 550 meters above sea level, offers a unique form of gravity-assisted transport. At the Church of Our Lady of Monte, you may come across a gathering of gentlemen who appear ready for a boating or cricket outing. However, they are actually practitioners of an ancient and efficient mode of transportation. …

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Off-grid adventures: discover the diverse, dramatic landscapes of Madeiralandscapes

Madeira, an island located 17 degrees west of Greenwich in the Atlantic, offers breathtaking wilderness that is never far away no matter where you are on the island. Madeira boasts a unique blend of rock formations, forests, and seascapes that are best explored at a leisurely pace. While there are impressive tunnels that can transport you quickly across the island, …

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Immerse yourself in island culture in rich, rewarding Madeira

The island of Madeira, a precious possession of Portugal, has a rich culture that adds to the enchantment of a holiday. Since its settlement in 1419, the island has been a hub of innovation, and this trend has continued into the 21st century. One of the most exciting cultural developments of the past decade is the Design Centre, which was …

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Discover Simon Calder’s Madeiran highlights

I first visited Madeira in the year 2000 when I was quite young. Since then, I have returned numerous times and I would like to share my favorite spots on the island. One of the most appealing resorts on Madeira is Porto Moniz. Located in the far northwest of the island, this town boasts unique volcanic rock formations that have …

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Race across Europe ends with dramatic finale in Istanbul

The Trans-European Race from London to Istanbul, organized by Lupine Travel of Wigan, recently concluded with an incredibly close finish. Nearly 100 participants, who paid £99 each, set off from Trafalgar Square in central London. The racetrack involved navigating through multiple checkpoints to reach Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city. Although the direct distance is 1,560 miles, participants had to travel even …

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Mountaineer details how team tried to save dying porter on K2 | News

A Norwegian mountaineer recently recounted the harrowing ordeal of attempting to save an injured Pakistani porter, dismissing allegations that her group callously ignored his plight. Kristin Harila and her team faced criticism for supposedly climbing past Muhammad Hassan, who ultimately succumbed to his injuries, during their monumental endeavor to conquer K2. Responding to these allegations, Harila stated in an interview …

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Best things to do in Kemptown, Brighton

Sign up for Simon Calder’s free travel email to receive expert advice and money-saving discounts. Simon Calder is a renowned travel expert who provides valuable information and tips for travelers. By signing up for his email, you can stay up to date with the latest travel news and deals. Kemptown is often considered as Brighton’s mischievous cousin. It is a …

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More rail strike dates announced for August and September after months of no talks

Millions of rail passengers in England are facing train cancellations as the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) union announced two more days of strikes, extending into September. The RMT blames the lack of progress in negotiations with the Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents train operators. The strikes are scheduled to take place on 26 August and 2 September, …

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