Tag Archives: Walking

We are screwed. Spontaneity in the Kaiser Mountains, Austria

Place: Going am Wilden Kaiser, Tyrol, Austria Initial plan: After driving from Oberau in Germany to Going in Austria we decided to take a lazy day and go down to the town of Going. What actually happened: On the way … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day – Hiking in the Mangfell Mountains, Bavaria, Germany

9.2km – with Prasana. ↑ 887m ↓ 825m Today’s original plan was to climb Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. But after the bad weather in the last few days I called a few places like cable car stations, skiing school and … Continue reading

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Lake walk near Mittenwald, Bavaria, Germany

8.2km – with Prasana. ↑ 150m ↓ 467m In preparation of tomorrow (we want to climb Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain), we chose an easy walk for today. We drove to Mittenwald, apparently one of the most beautiful towns in Bavaria, … Continue reading

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Alpine Scenery and Hell’s Valley Gorge (Höllentalklamm)

21km – with Prasana. ↑ 987m ↓ 1569m Place: Hammersbach near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany Features: – a ride with the Kreuzeckbahn (cable car) – amazing views onto Alpspitz, Zugspitze and Garmisch-Partenkirchen – Höllentalklamm (Hell’s Valley Gorge) – most of the … Continue reading

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Drenched in Partnachklamm (Partnach Gorge) near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany

7km – with Prasana. Bavaria has the cliché always to be sunny when the weather in the rest of Germany is crap. Every German is jealous about the weather the Bavarians have. It’s got more or less a sunshine guarantee. … Continue reading

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Innsbruck, Austria – North Chain – Alms with amazing views and cakes

22.2 km – with Prasana. ↑ 1307m ↓ 1307m Innsbruck is a little town in Tyrol, Austria, embedded between the North Chain in the Karwendel Alps to the north and the Patscherkofel and Serles to the South. I booked a … Continue reading

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On Holidays in Bavaria, Germany – About Hidden Places, Cow Elsa and Bursted Dreams

11 km – with Prasana. ↑ 542m ↓ 542m Holiday time. Stop 1: Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, Germany. Never heard of it? That’s where Hitler had his Eagle’s Nest. Nearby is the Königssee (King’s Lake), surrounded by high mountains and pine … Continue reading

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The Bavarian and Austrian Alps – A child’s nightmare – An adult’s paradise

Holidays are near and we’re gonna go hiking in the Bavarian and Tyrolean Alps in Germany and Austria. How much I’m looking forward to this trip. I used to go on vacation there with my mum and her friend when … Continue reading

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Where it begins and ends: the National Trail Thames Path in London

11.3km – with Prasana. This is a counterexample of a German being organised and planned: We were already on our way to start the Green Chain Walk. But as we didn’t have a map with us and our mobiles weren’t … Continue reading

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About dreams to escape and the pain of obligations: the temptation of microadventures

Everyone’s got them: everyday obligations and a routine – your everyday life sorted in a way that makes you feel comfortable. For me that means, getting up, studying for my part-time degree, going to work, working, going home, studying again, … Continue reading

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