Tag Archives: hiking

Hiking Pico Ruivo – Pico Areeiro (Arieiro) with kids

Hiking Pico Ruivo from Areeiro (Arieiro) is by far the most challenging and gruelling hike we have ever completed. Don’t be deceived by the start height from Areerio of 1818m and the end height at Ruivo of 1862m  because around the central peak of Torres, the height drops significantly and you have steps climbing 300m…

VIDEO: Hike – Achada Do Teixera to Pico Ruivo. Madeira

Rather than take photos the kids and I decided to video our hike from Achada do Teixera to Pico Ruivo. PR 1.2 Teixera to Ruivo The hike (PR1.2) is really, really easy and especially so in comparison to our 15km hike from Pico Arieiro to Pico Ruivo! The only problem was the wind, the cloud…

Five things to do in Eidfjord, Norway

Eidfjord Eidfjord is a small town in the region of Hardanger, two hours east of Bergen. Like most of Norway its history dates back thousands of years to the 1800’s and there’s still a few buildings that reflect these bygone times. Eidfjord is mostly a quiet and sleepy little town based at the far est end…