From the Alps to the Andes: La Paz, Bolivia

April 27, 2012 § Leave a comment

The Girl Outdoors has relocated from a tiny Alpine village to the bustling city of La Paz, in Bolivia.

It’s an unbelievable place, in which markets sell llama fetuses for magical purposes, every street corner has a stall manned by a bowler-hatted Cholita offering fruit and pastries, the squares are flanked by beautiful, crumbling colonial mansions and the ponderous peaks of Illimani mountain tower over everything like a guardian. It’s straight out of 100 Years of Solitude.

We are off to Lake Titicaca next weekend and are biking the most dangerous road in the world soon. I’m sure I’ll survive.


Top 5 luxury experiences in Europe

April 10, 2012 § Leave a comment

A truly memorable holiday has several important ingredients – superb luxury accommodation, opportunities for fine dining in sumptuous surroundings and unique and interesting attractions. Here The Girl Outdoors rounds up five gorgeous European destinations that offer a remarkable experience for those seeking a touch of grandeur and an opportunity for adventure, relaxation and revitalisation.


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