Category: Hiking

Easter Snowshoe Hike in Pany

A short walk around Pany – we are back in the cold and snow of Switzerland – at least for a while.

Wet, wet, wet – Tapanti National Park

Today we decided to try “the wettest national park in Costa Rica”. After driving through the bumpy gravel road and passing the bridge with a “bridge in a bad state” warning and arriving at the park, Philippe and I tried a short trail, Sendero… Continue Reading “Wet, wet, wet – Tapanti National Park”

Sky Walk and Sky Tram

After the Santa Elena Reserve Walk the day before, we changed altitude and joined a canopy walk called “Sky Walk”. Six bridges, up to 50 meters above ground allow us to see the cloud forest from above. The higher up the trees, the more… Continue Reading “Sky Walk and Sky Tram”

Hiker “Muy Profesional”

… if not professional, than at least relaxed 😉

Hiking in the mud and sweat…

… to Cerro Chato, Arenal National Park It was supposed to be a rather easy hike for a Swiss and a Japanese who are used to steep Swiss mountains. But the very humid, tropical conditions made the hike physically challenging. Philippe sweated (or rather rained)… Continue Reading “Hiking in the mud and sweat…”

Hiking in Viñales’ splendid Nature

After the hectic and very loud city of Havana, we welcomed the change of scenery – green lush nature (and a small town). Less hectic it is, no doubt. Less noisy, not really. The rooster crowing competition early in the morning, the pigs and… Continue Reading “Hiking in Viñales’ splendid Nature”

Hike from Soller to Deia

So we decided to spend a couple of days in Mallorca. The miserable Swiss weather pushed us south. Checking AirBnB for accommodation and reading through travel advice, there was only one place to go: Port de Sóller. I was thrilled as I remembered this… Continue Reading “Hike from Soller to Deia”

Hot River Bath in the Reykjadalur Valley

Yasuko, Lia, Luca and I decided to go for a walk up to a small river with hot water. That was fun. We started from the outskirts of Hveragerði and walked for about 1.5 hours to a place where a 45°C warm river meets his… Continue Reading “Hot River Bath in the Reykjadalur Valley”