Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 5

Fastpacking Rheinsteig

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 5. Saving the best for last? “Save the best for last”, they say. Well, I guess that depends on someone’s point of view I suppose. Again my watch had problems ’cause it didn’t registrate the first part of it. And that was the beginning a beautiful, but very hard […]

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 4

Fastpacking Rheinsteig

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 4 Today my fastpacking adventure will take me from Kestert to Braubach. And although this section had a respectable 36km’s and 1.300Vertical Meters, the end of this day would have a reward that I was looking very forward for from the beginning. Fastpacking in the ‘now’ While I am […]

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 3

Fastpacking Rheinsteig

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 3 Fastpacking to Lorelei Today fastpacking will take me from the ‘middle-of-don’t have a clue-nowhere’ to Kestert. A 27K stretch with a bit over 1.000Vertical Meters. This day would bring past the famous Loreley statue and castle Katz. Lorelei (in German Loreley) is a large rock on the bank […]

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 2

Fastpacking Rheinsteig

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 2 My fastpacking adventure will take me today from Lorch to ‘middle-of-don’t have a clue-nowhere’ Covering some 23K and 900Vertical Meters with beautiful castles, stunning views and very, very nice people along the way. However, the start of this beautiful day was not so beautiful… So cccccoldddd…. Like I […]

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 1

Fastpacking Rheinsteig Trail

Fastpacking The Rheinsteig Trail – Day 1 From Bonn to Wiesbaden, runs the 320 km long Rheinsteig Trail “on predominantly single trails and demanding climbs up and down to forests, vineyards and spectacular views”, as the official website www.rheinsteig.de puts it. I learned about this trail for about 2 years ago. when Heike and I […]

11 best reasons To Run or Hike Holistically.

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11 best reasons To Run or Hike Holistically Without Doing Nothing Extra For It! We all know that exercise is good for us. In particular cardiovascular exercises like running or hiking. However, put 2 runners or hikers together on any given moment and within no time the topics of the conversation are injuries. Statics show […]

holiday step by step to happiness

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A holiday on the move – ultimate step by step to happiness My partner could not imagine herself having an active vacation. Relaxing and doing nothing was more her idea of a vacation. But boy was she in for a treat! This blog is a personal experience report from her which I translated from German […]