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Montserrat Tour from Barcelona Including Lunch and Wine Tasting in Oller del Mas
"The tour begins in central Barcelona where you will get into a bus to the National Park of Montserrat just a 45 minutes away from Barcelona.Montserrat is the most important mountain in Catalonia. A unique massif famous for its gothic shapes beautiful views ideal for all sort of treks and climbing. For many around the world it is a spiritual mountain topped with mystical stories including Nazi plans of glory (as they were looking for the holy grail in Montserrat).At Montserrat there are many activities to choose from. Your guide will give you tips on what to do before arrival to Montserrat. You might want to visit the monast
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Barcelona Independent Scooter Tour and Rental
"A scooter rental is an easy and fun way to see Barcelona’s highlights! You will receive one included helmet for your safety while riding; all scooters allow a second passenger and a second helmet (mandatory) is available at an extra cost.Pick up a map (provided at the rental shop) and choose your own route! Drive up Las Ramblas from the waterfront and take in the picturesque scenery of the Mediterranean Sea as you ride along the coastal road. Visit beautiful jewels of Catalonia's art nouveau and modernism movements such as Antoni Gaudi's La Sagrada Familia Park Güell La Pedrera or Casa Milá.Drive west for breathtaking views in Collserola Natural Park an oasis of the Barcelona metropolitan area that provides the population with a green wooded area. Visit Montjuic Park
From EUR37.00
 
Mixco Viejo Day Trip from Antigua
"Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of ancient Mayan culture on this day trip to the archeological ruins of Mixco Viejo from Antigua. See unique impressive Mayan ruins and discover their history and significance from your expert guide. After pickup from your Antigua hotel venture west approximately 2.5 hours to the town of Chimaltenango. Wedged between deep ravines Mixco Viejo was once known as an important religious and military Maya city and the capital of the Poqomam Maya kingdom. The site is now divided into different groups and contains more than 120 major structures including temples palaces and ball courts where an ancient Mesoamerican ballgame sport was played. As you walk through the archeological site
From $100.00

More Transportation in Ascension Island

Ascension by Sea

Excluding being a passenger on a cruise ship (see separate tip - Arriving on a Cruise Liner) or yacht there are two ways of getting to or from Ascension Island - air or by sea. What makes life easy...
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wabat
Jun 14, 2013

Ascension by Cruise Ship (or Not)

I wasn't sure whether to put this tip under warning/dangers or transportation. I settled for transportation as it will be the valid option for some visitors - those lacking in time or having a more...
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wabat
Jun 14, 2013

Ascension by Air

Excluding being a passenger on a cruise ship or yacht there are two ways of getting to or from Ascension Island - by air or by sea. What makes life easy (if not cheap!) is that there is only one...
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wabat
May 26, 2013

Entry Requirements for Tourists

Not really a transport tip but something you need to organise before arrivalAscension Island, while a part of the British Overseas Territory of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, has its own...
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wabat
May 24, 2013

Getting Fuel

One generally does not think of writing a tip about a fuel station and particularly a fairy grotty two pump job with an attached pre-fab convenience store with little on offer.However if you are...
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wabat
May 10, 2013

Getting around – car hire

There is no public transport on Ascension Island so the only way to get around is by private vehicle.I highly recommend you rent a car (or befriend someone with one) for the full length of your stay –...
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May 08, 2013
 
 
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What you need to know to get Ascension Island

If you want to visit than I recommend you call the Island first for details at Tel +247 6246; Fax +247 6356. You are welcome but have to have permission from the Island administrator who well...
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Sep 08, 2002

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Green Mountain National Park incl Walks

Your mission - Go find them on Green Mountain without destroying the place --- I found three, maybe four. Ascension Island’s unique flora is under threat from invasive introduced species (both plant...
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Beaches

Once you have inspected the camels in this area (picture one) proceed round to the other side of the island to see the wildebeest, hippopotamuses and elephants. After the excitement of seeing all...
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Fort Bedford

I have written a separate tip which covers the fantastic views afforded those who visit Fort Bedford – Fort Bedford – The Best View of Georgetown. This review covers the historical...
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The BBC

You will not be able to get BBC television on Ascension Island but rather surprisingly you will use BBC electricity and drink BBC water and drive on BBC roads. The Beeb, as it is affectionately...
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Ascension Island Golf Club

Why would I write a tip suggesting you play golf yet leave your clubs at home? I will explain. If you Google “world’s worst golf courses” you will find that the course on Ascension Island appears...
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Ascension Island Turtles

Ascension’s pride and joy and a must do if you are there in season For centuries, and probably much longer, green turtles have been coming to Ascension Island’s white sandy beaches to breed. At 3-4...
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Top 5 Ascension Island Writers

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wabat

"Ascension - mysterious, secretive and curious"
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Aabebi

"Ascension - one of the strangest places the planet"
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Aabebi

"Ascension Island = Ascension please"
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islandgirl912

"How I got here"
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jorgejuansanchez

"the call of mail boat ST HELENA"
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