Tag Archive: trekking

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

7/8/17 – Trinity Alps

Day 76 Miles: 1,549.37 to 1,571.28 Total miles hiked: 987.42 We’ve heard many things about Trinity Alps. From, the snow is likely not too bad, through there are many sketchy snow covered miles,… 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 5 – Thorsmork – Fimmvörðuháls

Distance: 9 miles Fimmvörðuháls is a 14 miles long route over the Fimmvörðuháls Pass between the Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull ice caps, then down the other side to Skogar. For many it is a… 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

Laugavegur Day 2 – Landmannalaugar to Altavatn

I should have put my down jacket on when we ate dinner last night. We sat under a glass awning, protected from the wind and if we just had a dinner and then… Continue reading

Laugavegur Day 1 – Landmannalaugar

The bus crushed the river flow. A sudden dull thump. The wheels are submerged completely for few moments, the stream gently rocking the vehicle. I instinctively reach for the seat in front of… Continue reading

Jeseniky Traverse Day 4, Serak to Ramzova

10/3/2013 It’s around 6:00 a.m. when I wake up into the colors of a beautiful sunrise. The sky is clear, there is no trace of the yesterday overcast. View from our room down… Continue reading

Jeseniky Traverse Day 3, Cervenohorske Sedlo to Serak Mountain

10/2/2013 Well rested we come down for breakfast which is included in the price of our room. The food is coming and coming. Variety of bread and toppings – cheese, jam, Nutella, butter… Continue reading

Jeseniky Traverse Day 2, Ovcarna to Cervenohorske Sedlo

10/1/2013 9:30 is not the earliest start but we only have 15 kilometers ahead of us, many of them downhill. Our day starts on paved road leading all the way to the top… Continue reading