Lincoln Center

I never planned on going to visit New York City when hiking the appalachian trail. I thought it could possibly have a bad influence on me when I headed out to be in the woods for half a year and then go straight to one of the biggest cities of the world. I planned on being alone on trail. Luckily the total opposite was true at the end and I’m really greatful I joined my friends. Surely one of the longer lasting memories for me.
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You can plan everything ahead and try to stick with that. But life doesn’t work like that. Learn to go with the flow unless you’re feeling uncomfortable. Follow your heart – but don’t forget: happiness is when shared!
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Sitges, Catalunya, Espanya

Being in Spain for the very first time was a surprisingly nice experience. I don’t know why but I was never really interested in visiting southern Europe countries. Glad I had a good start with them. Maybe there is a chance for me hiking the Camino de Santiago. But this is still pretty far away. Just saying – you know 😉
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Max Patch

Looking back on my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail makes me realize that I wasn’t really prepared for that adventure. And I’m not talking about my gear. I had no plan, just an idea. To find salvation for my wounded soul, suffering from “life”. It was either go and hike or die. So for me I played all in…
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…and, if you believe me or not, I don’t care, I won. A special present and a new perspective. My whole life has changed for the better since then. It didn’t happen just like that. That was just the beginning. Of an awaken life. With a connected heart and soul…. and now, it’s your turn if you’re ready? 😉
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Bowentown Beach Holiday Park

The first step into the world can be hard. Not because of the physical but for the mental aspect. What if…? How do I…? Where can i….? And so much more fearful thoughts one may have in his head when thinking about an adventure. One month of road tripping aotearoa infected me with the most infective travel bug bite. Never felt that free before and got curious again. About all those things that are waiting for me to be explored… thank you, life, for letting me experience all that!
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New Zealand

When travelling around you will not only face different human beings, animals and landscapes. You have to deal with any possible weather condition that may occur. For me, I’m not the biggest fan of being in the cold and/or rainy weather. But I do love experience them. Staying at a packed shelter during a thunderstorm back on the AT in Pennsylvania. Climbing Mount Moosilauke in New Hampshire in dense fog. Sleeping in a camper van during a heavy tstorm in Bowen Town Beach back in New Zealand. Or simply on the road driving through the back country. I always get goosebumps because of that!
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Even if a situation may look horrible at first sight, it has also it’s beautiful or interesting and inspiring side effects which we’re rarely aware of in such moments. But they do exist, waiting for the brave and present to be seen. Be brave, be present and your life will change!
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Appalachian Trail

We got pretty late to that shelter somewhere in the whites and had to night hike till 10.30 because we couldn’t find any good camp spots. A mile before the shelter we stopped at a clearing and layed down on a rock. We were exhausted, the guys kinda tipsy, when we realized that there is a free night sky. It was freaking amazing laying down with the packs still on our backs, resting and stargazing. We could see the milky way and some shooting stars. Pitch black, no light pollution, quietness all around. Just magic!
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Picture by @nicholasreichard;)
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Ben Nevis

Back in 2011 close to the Scottish Highlands we came across the highest peak of Scotland. I thought about hiking it till I found out that this is a pretty rough climb and could take about 12h to get to the summit. Well, we decided to take the gondola up to a lower peak. I wasn’t in shape and we had a kinda tight schedule. But I’m still glad that we did it because of the feeling I got how it would be in the Highlands. One day I will be back and do it right!
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Better go and see something new, even if it’s just for a moment, then always see the same till you die. There is still enough to see, explore, to feel and to love. Go, get em!
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Appalachian Trail

When we got to that shelter we still had a couple of hours till sunset so we sat there for dinner, chatting with each other, having fun. we pitched our tents a little bit uphill like 50 feet away. later that night we were sitting under the tarp of blazer and hula watching a thunderstorm rolling over the city at the bottom of the mountains. just a small group of us, talking, just listening, smoking, drinking… enjoying the moment. for me one of the best memories…
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good company, good spirits and an excellent view on nature’s work in action. what else do you need?
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picture by the incredible Mr @nicholasreichard .
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Auckland, New Zealand

sometimes you simply have to sit down and take a break. time to reset your focus back on your own life while breathing in and out quite deeply. no worries, no fear, no bullshit. can’t you see that you already have what you’re looking for?
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Milford Sound

When we decided to drive up to the famous Millford Sound, I had no clue that this is the most rainy place in New Zealand. So I just went online to book a tour on a boat through the sound. It wasn’t really cheap so I was in good spirits that everything will be fine. As soon as we arrived at the camp ground we could feel the humidity of that place. Felt like a 110% and everything became pretty damp. Next morning we checked the weather and the forecast and it was supposed to be heavy rain all day long. When we came to the visitor centre I asked for a refund because you couldn’t see anything out there. So where is the point on doing it anyways. Then I got to the front desk to ask for the refund. She was sorry to tell me, that there is no refund at all but I was free to decide whether to go on to boat or back to the van. We got on boat and I swear to God this is true: 5 minutes after we left the harbour, the rain stopped and the sun came out every once in a while and the tour was simply breathtaking awesome…
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Sometimes you will be surprised by life if you just go ahead and ignore the negative thoughts. It may turn out as the best decision you could make 😉 which doesn’t mean that this means act as a fool!
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