Estrela Grande Trail – Race Report 15k

On the 20th of May I participated in the Estrela Grande trail run, in the portuguese Serra da Estrela. I was going to be in the area anyways, since I’m currently writing on a hiking guide for northern Portugal. While looking online for some races I could participate in, I stumbled upon this 15 kContinue reading “Estrela Grande Trail – Race Report 15k”

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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”

Back to Portugal!

Since I moved to Sweden in May last year I had not been back to Portugal. At first I couldn’t even imagine that I would start to miss this place a lot. Everything just felt boring. It was home, I took everything for granted. This week I got to spend to days in Porto andContinue reading “Back to Portugal!”

The Basque Country from above

On our trip to the spanish Basque Country, from which we returned just a couple of hours ago, we got the chance to climb some lesser known peaks. The Basque Country has an absolutely stunning geography- there’s steep cliffs by the sea, rolling hills all over the place, with the occasional pointy mountain, randomly thrownContinue reading “The Basque Country from above”