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The other side of the Canary Islands

Feature · On 1 Jan 2020 by Paddy Dillon

Prolific walker and writer Paddy Dillon describes how the sun-kissed Canaries have transformed themselves into a great destination for day walkers and for trekkers since he first touched down, by...
Banner Pico De Fogo Volcano On Fogo Island

Walking in the Cape Verde islands

Feature · On 10 Apr 2019 by Mike Wells

Sitting in the Atlantic, 600km from the west African coast, the 10 islands that make up the tiny country of Cape Verde offer an interesting variety of options for walkers...
Looking past the village of Tejeda from Monte Constantino

A winter camino... On Gran Canaria

Feature · On 10 Feb 2019 by Paddy Dillon

After finding the summer heat insufferable on his first trip along the Camino de Santiago in Spain, Paddy Dillon decided to try a cooler alternative on Gran Canaria.
We explored the ruins; walked among the crumbling walls

A forgotten castle in Northern Cyprus

Article · On 23 Dec 2018 by Nike Werstroh

While exploring the trails in Northern Cyprus, a forgotten castle in the Kyrenia Range grabbed the attention of Nike Werstroh and Jacint Mig, and a narrow trail begged to be...
The entire Serra de Tramuntana is a designated World Heritage Site

Mountain Walking in Mallorca - A World Heritage Site, man-eating terrain and a first ascent

Feature · On 30 May 2018 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon did a lot of exploring for his latest edition of Mountain Walking in Mallorca. Along the way he encountered 'man-eating terrain', enjoyed the World Heritage site of the...
Pine Covered Mountains Cover

Cyprus: From Venetian Bridges to an abandoned village

Feature · On 6 Nov 2017 by Nike Werstroh

Trails criss-cross the hillsides and the tranquil forest hides Venetian bridges, ruins and stories in Cyprus. On the island where every passing century has left its own stamp and where...

Lunching with Lizards on Madeira

Feature · On 19 Nov 2014 by Kev Reynolds

A few years ago, just after Paddy Dillon’s guide to ‘Walking on Madeira’ had been published, long-standing Cicerone author Kev Reynolds found himself standing next to Paddy on the Cicerone...

Climbing the Cavall Bernat on Mallorca

Feature · On 20 Oct 2014 by Jim Sutherland

The Serra del Cavall Bernat is a scramble that lies between the bay of Cala de Sant Vicenc and the Vall de Boquer in the northeast of the island of...