Winter Solitude

‘Winter solitude-  in a world of one color  the sound of wind.’ Matsuo Basho         The Mountains – grow unnoticed Their Purple figures rise Without attempt  Exhaustion Assistance or Applause  In Their Eternal Faces  The Sun with just delight  Looks long and last and golden For fellowship at night    Emily Dickinson    Continue reading “Winter Solitude”

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Packing for a triple trip!

Soon it’s time to travel again!   In February I’ll be lucky enough to go on three trips: The first one to Bilbao in the Basque Country, the second one to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland and the last will be a roadtrip in Rondane and Jotunheimen Nationalparks in Norway, ending with Vasaloppet skiing race inContinue reading “Packing for a triple trip!”

Resuming 2015, part 2: bushcraft, moving and back to the snow.

After all the trips in winter, that resumed mostly around snow and cold, now spring was coming in Portugal. I went for a bushcraft course south of Lisbon, where I learned some cool things about making fire and simple outdoors living.  I’m not really so much into the whole bushcraft thing that I want to buildContinue reading “Resuming 2015, part 2: bushcraft, moving and back to the snow.”