5 mountains to get into the South American wilderness
The wonders of America make sense when discovering its countries from the top of its geography
The comfort zone is over the day you decide to equip your backpack, boots, and everything you need for a magnificent climb in the mountains. Between adventures and good doses of adrenaline, the South American continent offers a flurry of destinations to climb a country from the top of its geography that shines through its beautiful reliefs. Discover with ONE IN MAGAZINE 5 subliminal destinations to live this unique journey to the fullest.
Rucu Pichincha – Ecuador
In Quito, the Ecuadorian capital located in the north of the country, we find this mountain of 4,696 meters above sea level where you can enjoy various activities. Between hiking, mountaineering, or an exciting walk, you can find a lot of adventure. Also, the recommendation is to use the popular cable car for a trip full of natural charm with the fauna and flora of Ecuador.
Torres del Paine – Chile
In the region of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica, in the south of the country, is the Torres del Paine National Park. One of the flagship activities of this mountain is trekking, a fascinating journey surrounded by multiple plant species such as scrubland. Likewise, isn’t a walk next to the singing of condors and flamingos even more special? That is what you can experience on this trip.
Likewise, tourists can enjoy an excellent view when they reach Nido de Condor hill, a movie-like landscape that no hiker will forget.
Cerro Kennedy – Colombia
In the northeast of the coffee-growing country, in the Magdalena region, is Cerro Kennedy. Here, hikers will experience an interesting hike where they will encounter the spectacular viewpoint of La Tagua. Therefore, after a long journey, which will be very worthwhile, the sunrise will be perfect next to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, an amazing mountain range whose white shows its total purity.
Colors Mountain – Peru
In the southeast of the Peruvian territory, in the wonderful city of Cusco, is located this magical enclave, which will transmit to the tourists an unparalleled experience with its landscape. The Mountain of Colors is a mountainous formation dyed in various colors such as red, purple, green, and yellow, so it is also known as the ‘rainbow mountain’.
To make this tour more fantastic, there is also the option to hire a horse in the community of Pampachiri which can cost around 30 dollars.
Cerro Champaqui – Argentina
In the center of the country, in the province of Córdoba, lies one of the colossal Argentinean mountains. It is a demanding route where there are essential rocks that will make the way more difficult than usual. However, all the sweat is worth it when you reach the fabulous Cerro Los Linderos and marvel at the panorama.
Mauritius, the island of infinite treasures in Africa
These are the 5 most expensive ports in the world
The best season to visit the most exclusive ports in the world is approaching, find out how much it costs to dock in them.
To embrace pleasures is always to immerse oneself in the most superb and luxurious experiences that can exist. That is why docking in a port is the perfect alternative to enjoy beaches, boats, and a spectacular universe of celebrities during this summer vacation. How fabulous could it be to set sail on a yacht here? This article presents five ports where you can spend unforgettable days surrounded by so much magic and freshness.
Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi
Located in the southeastern part of the United Arab Emirates, here adrenaline and luxury coexist. Surrounded by the Formula 1 race track, the world’s most famous motor racing competition, the Yas Marina also offers restaurants, bars, spa salons, and shopping centers. The daily yacht mooring fee is $400 (U.S. dollars).
In terms of capacity, the marina has more than 400 berths for luxury yachts and superyachts. Celebrities such as rapper French Montana enjoy their vacations here, making it a good choice for a perfect getaway.
Miami Beach, Miami, Florida
Florida, in the southeastern United States, is one of the most coveted places for its magic and good vibes: Miami. This is how this port enchants with its brilliant beaches, water activities, and nightlife. Mooring a yacht here costs $900 per day, while average local property prices are $9,500 per square meter.
Miami’s beach is one of the colossal attractions where figures such as Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias, and Shakira spend their relaxing time under a radiant sun.
Capri Port, Italy
In the south of Italy lies Capri, an exclusive and refreshing island reached through Naples. Surrounded by impressive cliffs and colorful houses, Marina Grande, the island’s main marina, together with the second adjoining port, Marina Piccola, makes it one of the most luxurious ports in the world. The cost in this area is around $2900 per day for mooring.
It is divided into the commercial dock, for service offices, and the tourist dock, for luxury yachts and restaurants. It has a capacity for 300 yacht moorings and celebrities such as Jackie Onassis, Sophia Loren or Clark Gabl have arrived in these waters.
Port de Cannes, Côte d’Azur, France
This special place in the southeastern end of the Gallic country is located at night with a spectacular play of lights. The Festival de Cannes is one of the major charms for which people choose to visit this city, as well as the historic Croisette beach.
This area is divided into two marinas: the Vieux Port, a place for the older boats, and Port Canto, for the more modern ones. It costs $700 a day to moor here and has a capacity for more than 700 boats. Celebrities such as billionaire Roman Abramovich and the former ruler of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Fahd al Saud, enjoy their superyachts in Cannes.
Port Hercule, Monaco
The Principality of Monaco, on the Mediterranean coast of France, has the highest number of millionaires per capita in the world. It is obvious that a port in this place must be at their level, so Port Hercules offers high-status places such as the Monte Carlo Casino. The mooring fee is 1200 dollars and has a capacity for 700 boats.
Chihuahua: “The jewel of Mexico”.
Fantastic experiences for an unprecedented trip
At some point in our lives, perhaps some of us have wondered what is the largest state in Mexico? Many probably didn’t know it, but it is Chihuahua.
To get an idea, its territory is comparable to half of Spain. The striking thing about Chihuahua is that it is not only huge in terms of geography, but it is also rich in history, culture and, especially, nature. There are many people who are encouraged to live a journey in a relaxed environment, observing a panorama of peace and immensity. From ONE IN MAGAZINE we will tell you how to do it.
The way to get to this multifaceted city, from Europe, is by a transatlantic flight. You land at the General Roberto Fierro Villalobos International Airport.
The best time to travel to Chihuahua is during the months of March and April, in the spring and autumn seasons. Also, these are the times when the temperature is milder, without extreme cold or oppressive heat. Likewise, the official hurricane and instability season is from June to November, just when the good weather begins in Europe.
A strategic location
The state is located northwest of Mexico City (CDMX) and borders the United States. It has 3.7 million inhabitants and receives 8 million tourists annually. It generates close to 100,000 jobs, according to the Fideicomiso de Promoción Turística: Ah, Chihuahua! It also treasures 11 protected natural areas and the impressive Copper Canyon that can be traveled on the luxurious Chepe Express train.
The Copper Canyon
Among other attractions, we find the Copper Canyon that has an extension four times greater than the Grand Canyon of Colorado in Arizona and is home to the ancestral indigenous community of the Tarahumara where it is possible to immerse yourself in their culture and learn, first hand, their stories, their gastronomy and the art of the Tarahumara people.
A unique experience
The experience in Chihuahua, reaches one of its high points when you start an exclusive trip on the Chepe Express train that crosses a route of more than 350 kilometers. You will be able to enjoy all the comforts on board, as well as breathtaking views throughout the trip. It will also be a great time to taste the gastronomy of the region in two restaurants, Urike and Kori, and a bar on board. The train offers three classes: First, Executive and Economy.
Destinations to discover
It is the capital of the state of the same name, the largest in Mexico. With a great industrial development, modern with commercial and residential areas.
At this point are located Las Barrancas del Cobre which are bordered by a series of viewpoints and suspension bridges. It is considered a must visit for the beauty of its landscapes. The Adventure Park is, for adrenaline fans, a unique opportunity to ride the cable car, the third most important in the world. Likewise, here we find the ZipRider zip line, a unique experience, since it is the longest in the world.
It is the gateway to the Sierra Tarahumara and, therefore, is home to the largest population of Tarahumara, recognized for being excellent runners as well as great artisans. It was considered the most beautiful town in Mexico, by the WTO (World Tourism Organization) awarding it the prize “Best Tourism Villages 2022”.
The town was founded in 1680 in a beautiful valley by Juan María de Salvatierra, a Jesuit missionary. Its climate is privileged since all the year it is temperate and humid, conserving a beautiful green carpet in its surroundings.
The journey allows you to know Chihuahua in a different way, it is a dream road where centuries of ancestral culture, some of the best dishes of the region, diverse landscapes with amazing and charming corners, each one different from the other. So, all that remains is the most important question: Shall we meet you there?
ORIGINAL VERSION IN SPANISH: CARLOS ROMÁN