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Pristine blue skies contrasting with the pure whiteness of salt deserts; vertiginous roads cutting through rainbow-coloured mountains; proud llamas strolling the high plateaus of the altiplano: the wild landscapes of the Andes range will take your breath away. Quite literally so, actually: above 2 500 or 3 000 meters, you might start experiencing what locals call soroche (mountain sickness). As the oxygen becomes rarer, your body is likely to respond …

[ Written by guest | 11 Dec 2012 | 3 Comments | ]

This summer I completed a 25day long solo-hike through Iceland and made a short documentary about it called MADE IN ICELAND. Since then I’ve been overwhelmed by the positive feedback I’ve got-  and the many questions about my trip. And here they are,  the answers to a collection of the most frequently asked questions about the hike:

Why did you choose Iceland as a destination?
Iceland is well-known for it’s beautiful …

[ Written by guest | 10 Nov 2011 | 50 Comments | ]

Once upon a time there were some Incas whose stronghold was a great, hidden village in the mountains of Peru. Peacefully they lived their life up in the mountains, while enemies tried to conquer the area around without ever finding the hidden village.
This is not just a fairy tale; the hidden village, Machu Picchu, still exists and was declared one of the New Seven World Wonders in 2007.
The Inca sanctuary …

[ Written by guest | 25 Feb 2011 | 5 Comments | ]