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Pizol 2844m And The 5 Lakes Classic In Heidiland

Pizol 2844m And The 5 Lakes Classic In Heidiland

It’s the heatwave in Europe (like you wouldn’t have heard already). And there’s no air conditioning in the Swiss home, which also works as my office. Or “works” as working productively in 30°C  is simply impossible. And so, I’ve found cooling in the IKEA (also […]

St. Gallen

St. Gallen

In our series of urban hiking, history lessons and life lessons – St. Gallen. Recently, on a hot and lazy Sunday (no mountains this time), I sat in the old town of St. Gallen, next to the Abbey of St. Gall (UNESCO World Heritage site, btw), […]

Distances & Scale – The Difference Between Lapland And Switzerland

Distances & Scale – The Difference Between Lapland And Switzerland

I’ve noticed the scale of things, and distances, differ a lot between Lapland and Switzerland. An ok distance in Lapland is like the longest distance on earth in Switzerland. While in Switzerland everything’s small (except the mountains) and close by, in Lapland everything’s big (but […]