Two groups of men from different countries, cultures and preparation, led by two leaders with very different conceptions of leadership and exploration, took part in an epic duel that developed in the coldest region, desolate and barren of the known world: Antarctica
A few months ago, in September, fallecía a Roma, with 81 years, Walter Bonatti, the greatest climber of his generation and most ethical reference in the world of mountain. Of it has been said that was "pure climber who ever lived"
Some mountains appear to carry on his name a curse, as if dragged a relentless conviction or weighed on the same biblical anathema, but just hearing his name to be hopelessly attracted to them. It happened at the time with the Hells and Maladeta, in the Aragonese Pyrenees, and, more recently, the Malicious, Guadarrama.
To inhabit a deserted island, without electricity or running water, between the Caribbean Sea is a unique experience. Sleep rough at night under starry skies only light a fire. Pure nature.
It is without doubt one of the nicest places I've gone for Africa. North of Namibia, difficult to access, there are some spectacular waterfalls. Next to them the primitive tribe of the Himba and their ancient customs that are sold to the dollar. A fascinating world.
The road shows a wild, understood the green pastures wild Scottish twist on the hills; jump rivers among the rocks; the cliffs that seem made of marble; the persistent rain that seems to sprout from the ground
Warm waters teeming with life and color. An ideal destination for underwater photography lovers. A good friend of VAP and a great amateur photographer, Luis Berges, send us these snapshots of an unforgettable day's diving in the Red Sea.