10 of the best wild cycle rides in the UK

Malvern Hills, Worcestershire and Herefordshire The Malvern Hills are wilderness in the Midlands, outliers of the Welsh mountains and beloved by artists, writers, poets and composers. The Malverns were composer (and keen cyclist) Edward Elgar’s muse, and the inspiration for 14th-century poet William  Watch Jav  Langland, whose famous work Piers Plowman includes the words: “On a May morning, on a Malvern hill-top/A marvel befell me, as might a fairy tale.” North to south, the Malvern Hills stand like a regiment, a stubborn chain of 680-million-year-old rock, Wales is to the west and the rolling fields of the Midlands to the east. Bike-accessible bridleways trace the hills for almost their whole length, with some stretches crossing close to, or over, the tops. There are several car parks from which you can access the bridleways. Worcestershire Beacon (435 metres) is the highest point. A toposcope at the summit puts names to places in the view. Follow the bridleways north or south to e

Great boat trips: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Amazon, Peru The only way to get to the city of Iquitos in Peru is by air or boat. I took the three-day ferry from Yurimaguas along the Amazon. Sharing the ferry with cargo and cattle,  Jav Porn Uncensored  the journey both fulfilled my dream of seeing the Amazon and was a unique opportunity to get to know my fellow passengers over some Cusqueña beer. My bed was a hammock strung between posts on the top deck, with my days spent looking out over the great forest, spotting toucans and pink river dolphins. An experience no tour could ever match. kirby dominguez Vancouver, Canada  Bowen Island ferry Facebook Twitter Pinterest  Bowen Island ferry. Photograph: Alamy Riding the BC Ferries vessel to Bowen Island from Horseshoe Bay is a 20-minute affair but it allows enough time to climb to the boat’s open-air top deck and take in three nautical  Porn Jav  miles of breathtaking west coast scenery. Sparkling ocean, forested fjords and whales – if you’re lucky – are your surr

10 of the world’s best book towns

Bellprat, Catalonia, Spain In many ways, this small village is the ideal book town. It is in a beautiful rural setting in Catalonia’s Anoia region, yet only 90km from Barcelona. It has an appealing medieval centre and its population is enthusiastic about throwing open its doors to book-loving visitors. Bellprat is also the first book town in Catalonia (the second in Spain, after Urueña).  Books outside a bookshop in Bellpart, Catalonia,  Jav Sex Uncensored  Spain. Facebook Twitter Pinterest  Photograph: Lucas Daglio and Guada Boocles During the town’s main festival – on the first weekend in June – several village houses are temporarily turned into secondhand bookshops, to complement the many stalls set out in a covered market. The books on sale are overwhelmingly in Catalan, however. As well as promoting the village, the book town label is used for good causes: at a recent festival, there was a book swap in which books could be exchanged in return for donations to a food bank. Ot