• Hiking report

    Hiking from Essen Kettwig to Kupferdreh

    Just like every year, I planned a few weekend trips this year. One of them was for Bad Berleburg. In fact, I made a reservation for Bad Berleburg twice, first one being in January, in the middle of hard lockdown.…

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    Hiking around Meschede

    Today was the day 2 of the Sauerland weekend. So, essentially I’m staying at my friend’s place at Möhnesee over the weekend and I decided to organise a hike nearby. Well, against my initial expectation, where I thought it might…

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    Hiking around Arnsberg

    I was staying at my friend’s place at Möhnesee over the weekend, which made me get the idea of organising two hikes in a row in the Sauerland, which is one of the most named areas in NRW (along with…

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    Hiking from Blankenberg to Hennef

    If you’ve been following my blog for some time or if you live in Germany, you certainly know already this cancer of the German society called German railway. Yet for some time now I had the impression that it was…

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    Hiking from Gevelsberg to Wetter

    According to the new regulations, it is possible to form a group of up to 25 in many of the cities in North Rhine Westphalia. In a few of them, it was up to 100, like here in Gevelsberg and…

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    Hiking from Honrath to Overath!

    If you had asked me after the last hike in November, I’d have answered that there’d be another hike in December. Things got unexpected turns all the time. It’s hard to believe that after the long tradition of regular hiking,…

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    Hiking from Honrath to Rösrath

    Here we came back to where we were before. Only few details differ. Right after the hike last week, there was a rumour that there’d be another lockdown. Then there was a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, where the things became…

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    Hiking from Lüttringhausen to Schwelm

    Sometimes small mistakes have a huge consequence. We all know that whatever happens with the German railway, there’s no surprise at all. For example it is very common that the train display shows non-existent connections, or the announcement gives completely…

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    Hiking from Engelskirchen to Ründeroth

    Things started to turn bad again. For the last few months, it looked very much like the number of infections was going up only slowly – a rather good sign because we were all alerted all the time, but had…

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    Hiking from Essen Werden to Kupferdreh!

    Things started to become serious again. No idea why, but for some reason the number of infections started skyrocketing again. Download kml / gpx The problem was, because of this, other groups cancelled their events, so that many flowed into my group, making…