• Germany,  Sunday social travel talk,  We12bike,  We12hike

    Dear boots – I’m cheating on you!

    Those who know me, know I love to hike. Basically, there’s no thing in the world I love more than hiking. Or walking. Or trekking. Or whatever you choose to call it. I’m a blessed person because hiking (my preferred name for the activity) can be done anywhere. We live close to nature and can head out anytime we want. The office I work at, is next to one of the biggest city parks in The Netherlands so at least 3 days a week I take a hike during my lunchbreak. It’s not just a walk, but a sturdy uphill/downhill hike on unpaved trails. However, a while ago, Martijn had…

  • Netherlands,  Walking Wednesday,  We12hike

    Walking Wednesday: Deelerwoud

    Would it really be happening, would it be sunny for the first weekend in 4 weeks? Although I planned to go hiking in Reichswald in Germany this weekend, I had to change my plans. That morning, tickets for Pinkpop Festival were going on sale and since I really wanted to get tickets for their Sunday line up (Foo Fighters!) I had to stay home and try to get my hands on those, while Martijn was away for his first aid course. As I had no clue how long the virtual queue for tickets would be and I also planned on visiting my dad for a cup of tea I decided…

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