Call me boring but I'll be heading back to Switzerland and to Bernese Oberland this summer, to walk again under the watchful trio of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The Tour of the Jungfrau region begins near Interlaken and circles clockwise some 100km in the popular area. I'll be sharing the path with Alpine Pass Route … Continue reading Next destination: The Tour of the Jungfrau region
(map from OpenStreetMap.org, edited by me) For long it has been clear to me that one day I would find myself standing near the border between France and Spain, at the shore of the Bay of Biscay. But instead of crowded and relatively flat road walk or coastal path towards Santiago de Compostela, my own pilgrimage would head east, to the mountains and towards the distant Mediterranean, facing whatever challenge the Pyrenees can throw against.
Wales it is then! I'm super excited as it has been too long since my last real hike and UK in spring is a great destination. Feeling also a bit nervous as I booked this trip with very short preparation time; only one week to get everything ready and sorted out. I have done sports … Continue reading Next destination: Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Couple of days left before taking the flight to the Alps. Some last minute preparations: https://vimeo.com/68989420
Back in 2009 when we were getting ready for the first day of the APR, an old, muddy and weary looking French backpacker arrived to Sargans train station. After chatting with him we learned that he had just done the APR, and camping the whole way! Wow, we thought, what a tough man. As total … Continue reading Next destination: GR5 – The Grand Traverse of the Alps