Stories to inspire your upcoming trips
Our Passengers 6A
16 November, 2019
The romantics of rock climbing
What is now known as Free Climbing was first practised in Saxon Switzerland. On the same peaks so admired by painters, climbers feel themselves alive when their fingers touch the bare rock.
7 August, 2016
The Ecuadorian Volcano that Rivals Everest
If you want to touch the sun (or at least attempt it) you have to climb to the peak of Ecuadorian volcano Chimborazo, the furthest point from the centre of the Earth, and the closest to the heavens.
19 April, 2016
A sign has been hung at the entrance saying “no photos” or simply “no entry”, but, in the minds of intrepid photographers, this warning sounds like an invitation.