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Sunday 26 August 2012
The Andean eco-region of the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve starts at 4,200m above sea level and covers more than 700,000 hectares in the far south-west of Bolivia.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
The Alps aren't just a winter playground – summer visitors have the chance to revel in their delicate beauty
Tuesday 31 July 2012
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Friday 27 July 2012
Few Italians and even fewer foreigners make it to Friuli Venezia Giulia or Friuli VG as its known, the mountainous region north of Venice that borders Austria and Slovenia. But those who do are unlikely to regret it.
Monday 16 July 2012
Two more climbers have died on Mont Blanc following the deaths of nine people last week in an avalanche – the highest death toll in almost 50 years.
Sunday 15 July 2012
Three British climbers among those mourned after last week's disaster in the French Alps
Friday 13 July 2012
Two Britons killed in an avalanche in the French Alps were fathers of young children and had been raising funds for a local hospice.
Friday 13 July 2012
The mountaineering world has led tributes to one of the UK's most respected climbers after he was killed alongside two other Britons in a devastating avalanche.
Saturday 19 May 2012
When the world champion Mark Cavendish delivered a knockout bunch sprint to claim his 10th Giro d'Italia stage of his career and 33rd Grand Tour win yesterday it was very much business as usual – however, the Manxman then created a far greater surprise by announcing he would not be making a widely expected exit.
Thursday 17 May 2012
Three-time Danish time trial champion Lars Ytting Bak perfectly executed a final attack to win stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia this afternoon.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
In the Cordillera Real range in Bolivia he came down some slopes by bicycle
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