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TMB – Day 3: Lac Blanc – Chamonix

I have to admit I was little bummed when our TMB itinerary did not take us down to Chamonix, place I’ve heard so much about but since we’re trying to also fit The… Continue reading

TMB – Day 2: Refuge Les Grands – Lac Blanc

During the night the wind visited us frequently, leaning into the tent, testing the structural soundness of the shelter. Morning then dawned surprisingly calm, except for occasional and rather unexpected gusts, one of… Continue reading

TMB – Day 1: Champex – Refuge Les Grands

I woke up to the sound of my alarm clock. From the window dim light entered the room. I could see trees through the window, evergreens, but could not tell their color as… Continue reading

TMB – Day 0: Ostrava – Champex

Super excited for our attempt to knock the top item off my bucket list, I got up well before the alarm rang. I even got up before my parent’s chihuahua made his morning… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 12 – Manganu to De Ciottulu i Mori

Could not wish for more pleasant morning walk. For a very short time we walked on rocks, and then we entered a paradise of meadows and path that let us thread on soft… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 5 – Refuge Di Verde to Bergeries d’ECampanelle

“Which route do you want to take?” Dave asked looking at the maps of the next stage. “One is an easy four hour walk through the valley. The second option is an alpine… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 0 Bastia

Bastia, Corsica – untouched by the modern days, old and crumbling, and absolutely beautiful. We flew to Bastia from London and what a stark contrast it was compared to the metropolis evolving rapidly… Continue reading

Hukvaldy

Hukvaldy. Picturesque village nested beneath Beskydy Mountains in the foothills of Palkovice Hills. The village is connected to Leos Janacek, famous Czech composer, theorist and teacher who was born here on July 3,… Continue reading

Laugavegur Day 6 – FIMMVÖRÐUHÁLS to Skogar

Day 6: Fimmvörðuháls – Skogar Distance: 5 miles The wind howls outside. It pushes into the walls of our tent. Some of the gust really tests the limits of the sil nylon. We… Continue reading

Laugavegur Day 4 – Emstrur (Botnar) to Thorsmork

Distance: 9.5 miles There are two different types of trekkers on the trail. Those, who pack their belonging every morning and carry them on their backs to the next destination. Then there are… Continue reading