Vézelay is a commune, located in the Yonne department in Burgundy, north-central France. It is a defendable hill town, famous for its Vézelay Abbey. The whole town along with its famous 11th century Romanesque Basilica of St. Magdelene are designated by UNESCO as World Heritage sites.
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Horseback Riding in Lago Brush Ride, 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. Horse back riding is a fantastic way to discover the national park area. Chilean Horses are quick and courageous with extraordinary endurance.
The Lago Brush ride is taking you through very exciting areas such as the Rio Grey, the Rio Nutria and Salto falls. Wide open pampas areas and woodlands are the main part of this trail, leading you to an amazing and remote shoreline on Lago Brush. Once you get there, the tranquility and silence on this paradise lake is unique and the views of the surrounding mountains make this ride rewarding. 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. You can ride this trail all year round, but the best time to visit Torres del Paine is between November and 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.