Montserrat, Spain is a popular day trip for many travelers because it’s perfect situated between France and Spain and offers one of a kind attractions like the Black Madonna and world famous Boys’ Choir. I visited on a day trip from Barcelona and had no problem reaching the site by train. Go to the Placa d’Espanya station and board the train to Montserrat from there. You can get tickets from the attendant on site that day, no need…

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Bear Lake trailhead is the most popular spot in Rocky Mountain National Park, with the parking lot at capacity usually by no later than 7am. A lot of people want to hike this trail, and there’s a reason for that. With up to 4 alpine lakes, well-marked paths and dream-like views, it’s an enjoyable way to spend a day in nature. An alpine lake is a lake at 5,000 feet altitude or more. Bear Lake…

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So you want to climb Huayna Picchu? Well get ready, because it’s not for the faint of heart! Also referred to as Wayna Picchu, this formidable mountain overlooks the ruins of Machu Picchu, a world wonder, and offers a unique vantage point as you hike 8,900 feet into the clouds. The price of admission? Aside from an extra $20 or so, you pay for the view with a 1 1/2 to 2 hour trek through wilderness, in high…

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