France: In the beautiful Vosges (Haut-Rhin)

The Vosges are a range of low mountains in Eastern France, near its border with Germany. It is running in a north-northeast direction from the Burgundian Gate to the Börrstadt Basin. This time we visited the town of Fellering, which is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France Château du Wildenstein Vallée de la Thur View from the Château du Wildenstein Fellering is located in the…

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World: Rewind 2019

This year was all about exploring more of the beautiful Europe. Find nice nature places. Places that are still uncrowded and just stunning. With our pick this year with Madeira, the Pyrenees in France and Spain, the Dolomites in Italy, as well the beautiful Slovenia, we choose amazing outdoor locations. A winter escape (Madeira) This year we visited Madeira at the End of January. As Madeira has the same weather nearly…

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Pyrenees: Tips

General The Pyrenees is a mountain range in French, Spain and Andorra. Even that it is easier with speaking French and Spanish, it is also possible to get around with English. People are in general nice and try to help out as good as possible. In order to get to the area, the closest airports are Bilbao (Spain), Toulouse (France) or Barcelona (Spain). Transportation The easiest to go around in the…

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France: Welcome to the Pyrenees (A hiking heaven)

I cannot believe that we made it finally to the Pyrenees. We heard so much about it but it was never that high on our list that we actually made it there. Even that is not completely true, I been in the Andorra part of the Pyrenees when I was a teenager. Back then I did not care too much about the mountains, for that reason there was not too much…

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World: Rewind 2018

As the year 2018 is coming to an end, there is always time to reflect on the year and what has been the memories that will stay. This year was marked by big travel events - a new continent Africa and going back to Patagonia. Especially Patagonia I was waiting for 3 years to go back to. I studied in the meantime a lot of Spanish, in order to be prepared.…

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France: A bike tour to Wissembourg

In order to combine bike riding and French food eating we joined a "Tour de culinary". Which include a ride from Karlsruhe (Germany) over Lauterbourg (France) to Wissembourg (France). The tour was ~100 km long and was mainly flat. From Karlsruhe, we drove to the Rhine ferry near Neuburg am Rhein. On the other side we drove along the Rhine to Lauterbourg (France). In Lauterbourg we stopped in the coffee shop…

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France: Hikes at the Doubs

The Doubs is a 453 km long river in eastern France which strays into western Switzerland. It rises near Mouthe in the western Jura mountains, at 946 m and its mouth is at Verdun-sur-le-Doubs, a village and commune in Saône-et-Loire at about 175 m above sea level. With that, it is the tenth-longest river in France. A long distance hiking trail runs along the river, on both side the France and…

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La Réunion: Tips

General La Réunion is a French-speaking island, be aware that English are not spoken everywhere. People are in general nice and try to help out as good as possible. Most of the tourist on the island are french people. The island is small and easy for self driving. They have a good infrastructure, many signs in order to find places. Traffic information can be found on digital signs by the highway…

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La Réunion: Finally a clear view in Maido

Our first attempt to drive to Le Maïdo ended in us at the parking lot with heavy rain. We started another try to get lucky the second time. Even that it was raining at the sea level, there was no cloud at Le Maïdo. Which made the day perfect for hiking. Perfect view in Maido The drive up to Le Maïdo is around 30 km from Saint-Paul. It is not a…

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La Réunion: A enchanting hike – Belouve Hike

We stayed two nights in the area of La Plaine-des-Palmistes in the lovely La Ferme du Pommeau guest house. Even that the host's did not spoke english, they were really nice, and we had a great breakfast and dinner at this place. On our way to the Forest Bélouve the road had many parking opportunities in order to start a hike. Hikes are well-marked and information panels show hiking opportunities. Name:…

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