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    Next, you’ll head to Cartagena, with its winding cobbled alleyways, brightly-colored buildings and bougainvillaea-draped balconies. Get to know the town with a guided tour, finishing your day with a rum tasting at a locals’ bar. You’ll get a real sense of the town’s surrounding jungly landscape with a last few days of island-hopping around the outlying archipelago’s crystalline water.

    Finish up with three nights in Buenos Aires, exploring the artsy Palermo neighbourhood, horse driving within the Pampas and tangoing at a milonga. Start the vacation with two nights on Folegandros, a remote, usually overlooked island the place life is splendidly easy. On the primary day take a personal boat tour, stopping to swim in coves which are only accessible from the water; on the following, go to Chora, the capital, with its leafy squares, dazzling- white stone buildings and medieval fortress. Then head to Sifnos, an island that has long been identified for its food.

    Then it’s off to fairly Barichara, a short flight north-east. The Spanish colonial town is crammed with artisan workshops and whitewashed 18th century townhouses and feels truly genuine. Spend an adrenaline-fuelled day mountain biking across the Cordillera Oriental , before white-water rafting along the river.

    A week-lengthy adventure that captures the spirit of this unique Caribbean island. From skyscraping pure wilderness to hip capital cities, that is the last word 11-evening journey to South America. Kick off in Santiago, at the foot of the Andes mountains, with wine tastings within the Maipo Valley and a day journey to the old port metropolis of Valparaiso, known for its brightly painted houses. Next, fly south to Puntas Arenas and the Torres del Paine nationwide park, a dreamy landscape of icy glaciers and turquoise lagoons.

    The best method to tap into the scene is throughout a four-hour cooking lesson with cookbook writer Ronia Anastassiadou, who will educate you the way to whip up conventional dishes corresponding to stuffed tomatoes and soutzoukakia meatballs. Bed down at Elies Resort, a contemporary all-white lodge in Vathi Bay with one- and two-bedroom villas, an olive-tree-shaded pool, and a Mediterranean restaurant. Finally, discover the stone-paved donkey trails, the pretty cliff-high village of Kastro and the beaches (Platis Gialos is nice for individuals-watching). An beneath-the-radar Grecian getaway that avoids the lots on better-identified islands.

    Kick off this Colombian adventure in the steamy Andean foothills, the place you’ll spend three days touring the gorgeous coffee region and studying about harvesting and manufacturing. Visit Valle de Cocora, residence to the world’s tallest palm bushes, and discover a string of family-run bean and banana plantations on horseback.
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