I love the open road; you can go wherever you want. Every year I roam the roads of USA – the perfect country for road trips. I hike, eat and explore whatever sparks my interest. I stay at small town motels, big city hotels and campgrounds as well. This year, Denver will be my start location. It’s perfectly located in the middle of the country. On my list so far: Mount Yale,… Read More
This summer I found myself hiking a wonder! Smith Rock State Park is located in central Oregon’s High Desert and is the perfect stop-over for anyone on a road trip in the Beaver State. What amazed me the most was the sheer cliffs and the reddish-orange hue, but I was also surprised by the overwhelming crowds. Smith Rock has been labeled as one of the “Seven Wonders” of Oregon. As a consequence, don’t… Read More
Once again I’ll be back on the Mount Whitney Trail, and this year I’m going to summit. Getting a permit for the second time is a privilege. My first visit was in May 2015 and what a great adventure it was. Even though I was fully prepared at my last attempt, it didn’t bring me all the way to the top. This year I’m twice as prepared and will prevail. What might… Read More
Sometimes a hike takes away my breath, not physically, but rather emotionally. It’s exactly what happened when I hiked to see The Wave on the Utah-Arizona state border. This remote and unspoiled desert landscape is a geologic treasure. At the scene, I spent nearly 4 hours soaking in the surreal beauty. I also had my best lunch moment ever. No café in the world can offer such a spectacular setting. Why is… Read More
If you read Wild by Cheryl Strayed or watch the movie starring Reese Witherspoon, then you know there’s a place called Kennedy Meadows. This idyllic spot marks the southern end of the Sierra Nevada. The hiking trail here at Kennedy Meadows is part of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). I went for a short day hike just to get a feel of this wild setting. With plenty of time and a good… Read More
They fired me for traveling too much, I booked Everest Base Camp Trek the next thing!
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