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    Hiking from Dortmund to Witten

    Again, we got a problem with the German railway, although this time maybe we shouldn’t be blaming them too much. There was a bridge that collapsed at Wuppertal. I was aware of this accident yesterday, but it was only when…

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    Hiking around Engelskirchen!

    Summer is unpredictable. Especially the beginning of it. Compared to this, late summer is more or less stable – a lot of rain and sudden drop of temperature. We could witness the same tendency this week. It’s autumn, bringing a…

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    Hiking from Hattingen to Bochum

    There was a friend of mine who has been with us for a few years now. She recently requested a hike with a place for swimming for this weekend a few weeks ago. This appeared impossible to me, as the…

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    Hiking from Aachen to triple nation point!

    Since the beginning of the coronavirus, I have been relatively careful about not choosing an overly popular place. But when the summer promotion of VRR was introduced, in which we could travel virtually anywhere inside NRW for free, one of…

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    Hiking from Lüttringhausen to Lennep!

    This year’s heatwave has been so far somewhat milder than last year’s one, but it seems to persist longer. Today, despite the rain yesterday, it was still hot. It was fortunate that I put an event in Lennep, where I…

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    Hiking from Halle to Bielefeld!

    So the summer promotion of VRR is now over – essentially we came back to the normality. But hey there are still interesting sites in NRW and we are anyway doing two hikes a week right now. Why not visit…

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    Weekend hiking trip to Liège

    Last year, towards the end of the year, I planned three large trips. Liège was meant to be the last one, and we would have been there at the end of May. When I had to cancel the first one…

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    Hiking around Iserlohn

    When VRR announced the summer promotion at the beginning of the summer holidays, essentially allowing us to travel everywhere inside NRW, I wasn’t sure how to take advantage of it the most. Now I understand that it was more or…

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    Hiking from Abenden to Rur

    In the last couple of weeks, I tried to organise a hike around a lake or a river, in the hope that we’d be able to enjoy the water when it gets really hot. It never got really hot. With…

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    Hiking around Finnentrop

    End of July, beginning of August seems to be the high season for vacation. Every year we see a lot less people, until they come back in something like September again. As well as the number of visitors on my…