This summer I joined the Fjällräven Classic for a second time. After last year's adventure I really wanted to share the experience with my SO. It took some convincing, but in the end, he decided to join me for what was his first overnight hiking trip ever. For me the Classic was a flashback to … Continue reading Fjällräven Classic: the second time
This is one is not so much a story as it is a funny anecdote. While in Thailand on our trip of a lifetime we cycled from Bangkok to Krabi. Being in a country with such a different culture and language was challenging and has caused a fair deal of misunderstandings. My favorite one is the one … Continue reading Tale from the trail (10): short stay?!
When we set of on our trip of a lifetime we packed everything we would own for the next year into our panniers. It didn't worry me to pack light, it almost felt like a relief. We had carefully selected each and every item in those panniers and would grow to love, or hate, them in the … Continue reading Tale from the trail (9): the small things matter
While crossing the Öresund bridge on our holiday last month we were reminded of a particular tale of the trail from our trip of a lifetime. While the crossing itself was quite uneventful, that first evening in Sweden is one of our fondest memories. Because you aren't allowed to cross the bridge by bike we took … Continue reading Tale from the trail (8): Swedish kindness
In life in general, but especially when trekking, a small adjustment can make a big difference. In this particular case a visit to a friend and a helping hand saved our trip. One of the first mini goals on 'our trip of a lifetime' was to reach the house of a longtime friend of mine. Even though … Continue reading Tale from the trail (3): small change, big difference