There's no better way to see some parts of the world than two-wheeling it, on- or off-road.
Thrilling mountain biking in Les Gets, France
Located in southeastern France's Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region - about an hour 15 minutes east of the closest air gateway, Geneva and a six-hour drive from Paris- this charming village of a bit over 1,200 permanent residents also happens to be one of Europe's top mountain-biking meccas. Les Gets boasts some 650 kilometers of marked tracks and 25 ski lifts also open all summer long to easily get from one place to another. Les Gets has also repeatedly hosted the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup (below),…Read more…
Planning Your Vacation Should Be Fun with a Capital “F”
Girls That Roam Partners with Travel Advisors of Los Gatos
Searching for vacations online used to be fun. That is until the options became overwhelming, prices changed never to be gotten again with a simple refresh of the page; refunds became a hassle, customer service was chilly and so many other issues that took the fun out of planning your getaway.
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Oasis Eco Camp is an exclusive family friendly, alcohol free getaway on the shores of Lake Elementaita Kenya. Set in the midst of a natural acacia forest and bushes, it is home to abundant birdlife, with the lake area boasting of over 450 species of birds.
The camp provides a serene, quiet and peaceful natural environment, conducive for romantic getaways, family retreats, friends getaways, birding enthusiasts, bush weddings and for corporate team building. The camp has been designed with minimum impact on the environment.
Accomodation ranges from self catering cottages, catered bandas, safari style large walk in tents to a campsite by the Lake. All the rooms are furnished with comfortable rustic beds with warm linen and are suited with clean modern flush toilets with hot showers and are solar powered.
Attractions and activities include,birding walks along the lake with a dip at the lakes hotspring, hiking and biking to nearby hills, bush breakfasts by the lake. Being centrally located, the camp can be used as a base to tours Lake Nakuru Park, Menengai Crater, Kariandusi prehistoric site and Hells Gate park . Its proximity from Nairobi, an hour and half's drive from city towards Nakuru, makes it the perfect GETAWAY!http://www.oasis.co.ke
Biking tours around Lake Elementaita - Great natural scenery, lots of birds and a dip at the hot springs.http://www.oasis.co.ke
Happy New Year's from The World on Wheels. We're trying something a little different this week, a couple of rides on different kinds of wheels. Our first report of the year is a hidden gem...a fast, five mile ride down the San Gabriel River Bike Trail, located about 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Come along for the ride: http://tinyurl.com/7xcdou2
Anyone cycling thru southwestern Ontario in the New Year?
Canada's top seasonal fine dining restaurant, Rundles, will celebrate its 35th year in 2012.
Rundles reopens on Friday, May 25th, and closes after services on Saturday, September 29th, 2012.
Stratford, Ontario, Canada.