Category Archives: Walkie Talkie

What there is to talk about hiking and walking.

Why you should get your ass up and travel the world

After my last blog post “Traveling the world – Why can’t I just do it?” I got amazing feedback which I want to give back to you. Many have the same dream: taking some time off and traveling the world. … Continue reading

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Travelling the world – Why can’t I just do it?

Have you ever been travelling for more than 2-3 weeks or taking a sabbatical year? Lots of my friends have been or are still travelling the world. Hiking, trekking, backpacking, travelling in the States, South America, Asia or Australia, they … Continue reading

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Early Birds in Pembrokeshire

This was my favourite morning on our trip along the Pembrokeshire coast last September. Waking up early, we wanted to use the time to go to the beach of the little village we stayed. Dale has about 200 inhabitants, so … Continue reading

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The Madness is on Facebook

The world of social media got me. As I’m addicted to Facebook, twitter and co anyway, I decided to use that addiction to share my hiking stories with other mad hikers and social media addicts. Apart from a twitter account, … Continue reading

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Afloat

Walking on water.

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10 Facts about Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak

2962m – Germany’s highest peak Location: border to Austria/Germany, in the districts of Tyrol and Bavaria Mountain range: Eastern Alps/Wetterstein Mountains 3 cable cars leading up to the top 5 walking/climbing routes up to the summit 500.000 visitors per year … Continue reading

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Ephemeral

Almost every of my hikes involves cake as a reward. The most ephemeral thing that could exist in my life. This was my reward for my hike from Salisbury to Amesbury via Stonehenge. A long walk on a fantastic, warm … Continue reading

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WPC: A fresh breeze

A fresh breeze on the South coast of England: The whole story about Southease to Rottingdean:

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Orange in the Mountains

(Yes, I jam.) One of the most important things in the mountains is safety. And what could be better than an orange jacket that secures high visibility? You can be spotted from the next-door peak, from the ground, and even … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Reward

The greatest reward for a hiker, I guess, is reaching the goal. Finishing the trail, arriving at the peak after you sweated blood for hours. One of these experiences was my hike from Black Sail Hut in Lake District to … Continue reading

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