The Black Forest – Solo Hiking & Camping

Cookoo clocks and werewolves! Der Schwarzwald covers a large area in southwest Germany; and beside fancy alarm clocks and fairy tales, there lies thousands of kilometers of tree laden hiking trails. I was fresh out of my employment in the Arctic; looking to get outdoors in the greenery of southern Europe. The desire to attempt

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Photos and Thoughts ~St. Beatus Caves~ Switzerland

Nestled into the side of a mountain, overlooking Lake Thun, located at the start of the Swiss Alps; one can walk a kilometer into the flesh of the earth. The legend goes St. Beatus came to these caves long ago, and defeated the dragon whose lair it was, before settling down here as a man

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BOOKCLUB: April

The books: Churchill: Walking With Destiny by Andrew Roberts The Black Count by Tom Reiss LOTR: The Two Towers by J.R.R.Tolkein LOTR: The Return of the King J.R.R.Tolkein April was a good month for books! I had some lovely (indecisive) Spring weather to enjoy reading either out in the sun or indoors when it snows

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The first post

The modern age has revolutionised the appeal of the public. Opinions, images, thoughts, comments, values, how-tos and what-not-to-do. Whilst we have the ease of accessing a platform from which we can orchestrate the flow of our voice and express our judgements, we are inundated with the beliefs of others. At this period of great freedom

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