Paphos is a wonderful coastal city, located on the southwest side of Cyprus and considered as one of the most important ancient kingdoms of the island. The city is divided in two levels, New Paphos representing the commercial part of the city and Old Paphos, the mythical birth place of goddess Aphrodite, being the main touristic destination, also included in the UNESCO list of cultural and natural treasures of the world's heritage.
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Rock Climbing in Torre Sur Climb, Torres del Paine, Magallanes Chile
Waterfalls and rivers, Magellanic sub-polar forests, pampas, mountains covered with permanent ice, granite peaks, meadows and glacier fed lakes await the outdoor adventurers to discover the wild and unique nature of Patagonia. The world wide known Towers, or else called Torres, are three incredible granite spikes.
Among these, the highest of all stands at 9514 ft/2900 m high, being part of the Cordillera del Paine. In order to approach the Towers, there are minibuses at Laguna Amarga Keeper Post, that will take you to Estancia Paine from where you can start your hike. The trail will take you to the base of Torres del Paine East face, if you want to climb the eastern routes of the South Tower. If you want to climb the original route, you can hike onto the Rio Ascencio valley towards the west side of the towers.
There are endless cracks in some sections of this vertical rock and many more routes yet to be discovered. Once you reach the top, the view of the nature around you is overwhelming with outstanding ecosystems, different landscapes and rare flora and fauna, found nowhere else on the planet. In every step you take, the views of this dramatic land take your breath away.
The best time to climb the Torre Sur is between October through February. Be very well prepared in regards with gear, food and clothing because the weather is changeable and unpredictable with high winds, rain showers, long hot days during summer, snow and everything else you may think of. Wind proof layers are the key.
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