Italian Alps, Courmayeur and Mont Blanc

In the mountains, be it in Scandinavia or elsewhere in Europe, winter is standing at the doorstep. Soon it will start to snow and hiking season will be over till May or June next year. We took the chance to get some cold and sunny days in the Alps, with almost no one around. TheContinue reading “Italian Alps, Courmayeur and Mont Blanc”

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Losing weight

While I’m not concerned about losing any body fat, I recently started to be more careful about the weight I carry in my backpack. When you walk a lot with a backpack on and it’s too heavy for your body, you will eventually start getting pain. This can simply be inconvenient or in the worstContinue reading “Losing weight”

Pilgrimage to Santiago- the journey is the goal

Before I discovered hiking, it was the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain, that fueled my outdoors dreams. For several years I had seen the pilgrims walking past my window or overtook them in my car, on the search for waves to surf. When one is comfortably sitting behind the wheel and makingContinue reading “Pilgrimage to Santiago- the journey is the goal”