The Sultanate of Oman is exceptional in more than one way in this region of the world. The Omanis welcome you to their tradional world which is now slowly opening. The spectacular geography of their country takes you from the remote Empty Quarter to the mountain ranges — some exceeding 3,000 metres — via superb and empty coasts. A history flavoured by the multiple cultures of Zanzibar, Iran, and India. All this makes Oman a country apart and to be explored in detail by those who are fascinated by the world of Philby, Thomas, Thesiger, and Morris.
Reach the Mediterranean coast by train and embark on this magnificient 16 meter monohull and set sail for Marseille, the incomparable calanques, Toulon, then the west coast of Corsica, Cargèse, Ajaccio, Porto-Vecchio, the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago (Elba, Giglio, Montecristo, Pianosa), Propriano, Bonifacio. Join the boat for a 10 or 20 day cruise, or add a few days on Corsica as a stay-put.
A local family gives you a warm welcome to their breathtaking land and accompanies you on a trek on horseback along one of the branches of this legendary trade route between Europe and Asia. Discover the wide horizons of this beautiful country of pristine valleys and spectacular peaks and understand why its people are so passionate about their homeland, The Mountains of Paradise in Central Asia.
Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark… So many islands, so many little wonders to explore, on foot or by bike, with a local guide or on your own. Observation, history, customs, ideal places for contemplation, a distinctive archipelago, a little world not far off the coast of France.
Along one of the most beautiful coasts of the United Kingdom, search for fossils originating in the Jurassic period in the company of a geologist who lives in, and loves the area. Explore the Dorset coast, the superb villages, the charming pubs, its Bed & Breakfasts, its amazing cliffs and all this while taking daily invigorating walks.