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The Mountains of Romania: hiking in the rugged Carpathians

Feature · On 8 Jan 2020 by Janneke Klop

‘What do you know about Romania?’ Ask someone this question and chances are their eyes will glaze over instantly. Janneke Klop didn’t know the first thing about this mysterious Eastern...
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Expedition Rhodope: an adventure and a conservation trek across an entire Bulgarian mountain range

Feature · On 9 Jan 2017 by Alex Fall

An expedition to trek the length of Bulgaria's Rhodope mountains, researching endangered raptors. On their trip of a lifetime, Alex, Adam and Katy avoided bears, experienced fantastic Bulgarian hospitality and...
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Mountain running in Romania's Făgăraş

Feature · On 5 Sep 2016 by Giles Story

Ominous weather didn’t stop Giles Story, Aidan de Gruchy and Joe Williams from hitting the mountain trails of Romania’s Făgăraş chain, a tremendous ridge in the Southern Carpathians. Giles Story...
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Cycling the Danube: Budapest to the Black Sea Part 3

Feature · On 8 May 2016 by Tim Salmon

This is the last of three articles describing a journey Tim Salmon and his wife Camilla made along the lesser-travelled lower Danube, from Budapest across Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and along...
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Cycling the Danube: Budapest to the Black Sea Part 2

Feature · On 10 Apr 2016 by Tim Salmon

This is the second of three articles describing a journey Tim Salmon and his wife Camilla made along the lesser-travelled lower Danube, from Budapest across Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and along...
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Cycling the Danube: Budapest to the Black Sea Part 1

Feature · On 11 Mar 2016 by Tim Salmon

In this first of three articles Tim Salmon describes a journey he and his wife Camilla made along the lesser-travelled lower Danube, from Budapest across Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and along...
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The Carpathian Mountains – the last European wilderness?

Feature · On 28 Jun 2015 by Jonathan Cook

Jonathan Cook and his trekking companion, James, were looking for an alternative but affordable trekking destination that didn't involve flying to the ends of the earth. The Carpathian Mountains of...