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Sailing back into Europe: The Strait of Gib!

A lighthouse. Beeping phones. Airplane stripes. Fishing boats. The smell of pine trees! We are approaching Cabo Sao Vicente, the most western point of mainland Europe. That’s what struck me most: suddenly having the smell of pinetrees… after days of ocean breathing. Very special. It’s the start of the most exciting and challenging part of the passage: the Strait of Gibraltar!

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Mountain Warehouse review of budget outdoor gear

To escape from the peak holiday invasion of the Spanish, Italians and Portuguese into Tarifa, I moved out of town in summer. I went camping. So back to basics with battery, water, bladder, and ant management being daily business.

Falling asleep watching the flickering lights on the other side in Morocco,  waking up with Read more

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Adventure & Kitesurf Travel Guide of Tarifa | Spain

Thinking Tarifa for an active holiday or long term stay? Great minds think alike! After three years of intense exploration of the outdoor playground of Europe, I surely have some useful tips for you. You can use this little Tarifa travel guide as a start for your own Tarifa adventure! Read more

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Tarifa: the outdoor playground of Europe

Valdevaqueros-kitesurf-tarifaSalud! From the Chiringuito (beachbar), my amigos and I cheers with a Tinto de Verano (ice cold lemon summer wine) on another classic kitesurfing day. We’re watching some last colourful kites playing in the ocean and admire the sunset spectacle of today.  This is ‘Tarifeando‘, the verb used for spending good times in the outdoor playground of Europe: Tarifa!

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