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About this blog

Dear readers, this blog is based on my experiences I’ve gathered on this beautiful planet so far and which I will hopefully continue to gather, may it be one hour away from home or on the other side of the globe. First of all: for traveling you do not have…

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The Hohe Tauern National Park – getting above 3000

Now that I had to shuttle to Innsbruck from time to time to visit some apartments I did not want to leave the time in between unused. That’s how I spontaneously teamed up with a friend from work, Natascha, and her friend Naomi, who were both also motivated for some…

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Slovenia – Mountain biking along the crystal clear Soča

As already predicted in the previous post our little road trip was meant to lead us to Slovenia, through the Julian Alps in the center of the Triglav National park to be precise. There we planned to see a new region of the Alps and cycle some tours. We started our…

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Road trip reunion in the European Alps

It’s been such a spontaneous trip, yet it fitted exactly in those two weeks that I did not have to work. A holiday came up, a very special one, as it was a comeback and ultimate continuation of the Alaska 1.0 trip. Moritz has contacted me with whom I have…

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Banff National Park – the final of the big road trip

It happened to be that we got to the last pitch of our great road trip. That one lead us further through the heart of the Canadian rockies, through the Banff National Park. We started our stay in the park with the most obligatory visit of Moraine Lake. I was…

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Birthday celebrations at Maligne Lake

Like already pointed out in the previous report Mira’s birthday was coming up and I had a great surprise trip planned. This trip started the evening before her birthday in Jasper, where we went to an outdoor rental shop and got us two a kayak each. Once mounted to our…

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Jasper National Park – back in the Rockies

The Rockies had us back and that was good. Here, I knew my way and what’s going on, still, there were so many great things to do and discover. Mira’s birthday was just around the corner and I had a plan about what we could do on that day. However,…

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The Northern Rockies – the plan that fell through

Our trip through the North slowly approached its end, but also on our way down South our route offered many possibilities for outdoor recreation. We started our journey from Whitehorse on the Alaska Highway, which we would now follow to its very end. Everything started quite well and after our…

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Tombstone Territorial Park – Subarctic adventures in the Yukon

Our adventure in Denali National Park was the crowning finish to our journey through Alaska. We only spent one more day in Fairbanks and then started our way back to the Canadian Border. Now we were heading towards the areas of the gold rushes around the Forty-Mile River and the…

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Denali – the big adventure in the wilderness (part 2)

Day 3: Mountaineering to the Pass Somehow after all these exciting happenings on the previous day, we still got quite some good rest during the night. Now we woke up to some magnificent weather. Just now some of the first sun rays made it over the summit behind our tent…

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Denali – the big adventure in the wilderness (part 1)

Anchorage, the Kenai Peninsula and in general the Pacific coast were a finished chapter for us. Now we were heading further to the interior of Alaska. We were on our way to Denali National Park. I still had a score to settle with this place. For instance, I have never…

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