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The Walker spur

The Walker spur

There are walls and routes that have a special status in global alpinism. A sort of evergreen alpinism. Even though they were first climbed in differe ...
Gran Paradiso—the great paradise among ibex and marmots

Gran Paradiso—the great paradise among ibex and marmots

Literally. We found ourselves in the middle of those mighty mountains completely unexpectedly. We were considering going on holiday the last week of J ...
Impressions from a timeless corner of Romania

Impressions from a timeless corner of Romania

The “where” is clear enough: Breb is a small village at the foot of mount Gutâi in the remote Romanian region of Maramureș, which hugs the rolling hil ...
The Kingdom of Tonga and its people

The Kingdom of Tonga and its people

Slovenians like to complain when a postcard from Rome to Ljubljana first goes through Bratislava. How in the world can postmen mistake our little coun ...
Sierra de Guara - a trip to the pre-Pyrenees

Sierra de Guara - a trip to the pre-Pyrenees

The only constant in our life is change. The kind we bring on ourselves or the kind brought on to us by others. It's important to find our feet to at ...
A donkey only steps on ice once!

A donkey only steps on ice once!

The title is a literal translation of a Slovenian saying, while its English equivalent would be “once bitten, twice shy” or “fool me once, shame on yo ...
Pineapples and berries

Pineapples and berries

Several weeks ago I flew from Tonga to New Zealand for a so-called “visa run”. Sailors usually prefer to sail to another country and return several da ...
Taghia in the heart of the high Atlas

Taghia in the heart of the high Atlas

I travel to many places, but I rarely go somewhere far away for myself to climb in peace. And it was about time to make such a journey. The walls of M ...
Thamel district

Thamel district

The city quarter of Thamel is the true tourist center of Katmandu. On meager 2 square kilometers you will not find as much different offers and busine ...
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