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Picos de Europa

Picos de Europa

After our trip to the Spanish Pyrenees last year we were looking for a similar experience this year. This is how I stumbled upon Picos the Europa. I had neven heard of it before. It doesn’t seem like a popular destination for Belgians. But is has been discovered by British, American and German tourists. We … Lees verder

Conquering Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon)

Conquering Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon)

Yr Wyddfa (the tomb or the tumulus) is with 1085 m the highest peak of Eryri (Snowdonia), and the highest peak of the UK outside of Scotland. The tomb or cairn in question is said to mark the grave of the fierce giant Rhita Gawr (or Fawr), who made himself a cloak from the beards … Lees verder

Edible nature, into the wild…

Edible nature, into the wild…

Walking in the Pyrenees awakened the herbalist in me. It started with my husband who noticed some thyme (Thymus nervosus) between the rocks. The scent of the crushed thyme between my fingers triggered the biologist in me. From then on I started to show even more interest in nature around me. And it slowed us … Lees verder