Hiking on the island of Mallorca certainly doesn’t have a lot of prestige. When you announce going to the Alps or crossing the Pyrenées, everyone acknowledges the effort you will put into the hike. When you talk about Mallorca, people usually assume that you will get drunk and lie on the beach. This was asContinue reading “The other Mallorca”
Category Archives: Spain
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”