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January has greeted me with a fast pace. We came back from our Christmas and New Year vacation in Austria and I feel I have boarded an express train which has allowed me very few stops so far. It is more than time for my year in review. Time to slow down the pace, get […]
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Merry Christmas everyone! Frank Sinatra is singing a Merry Christmas on my laptop and I’m feeling emotional and not that merry. I woke up at five this morning, still feeling jet lagged and decided to check my emails. Among many last minute book Christmas recommendations, there was an article written by the author Catherine Berg. […]
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Where did the light go? I feel I’m always chasing the fading light and it is becoming harder to find it. But first I have been wondering how to explain my long silence. My vacation was a bit later this year but this only explains part of the story. Life has weighed heavily too. Sometimes you are […]
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I wonder what happened to the “easy way”. When did Nordic Walking in the Alps become more like a mountaineer adventure? We were in Russbach, a small friendly village in the alpine region of Salzburg. We had decided to rent an apartment in the center of the village, hoping to profit from the numerous Nordic […]
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It’s vacation time and we are are in Austria for our summer home leave. Our hope for cooler weather seems to have been just that, wishful thinking. So we decided to get closer to the Danube, hoping for a river breeze at least. We were on our way to Dürnstein, an hour away from Vienna. […]
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When I went to Austria this past Christmas and New Year I had been secretly hoping for snow. A contradiction as I’m known for not being a winter person. I really don’t like the cold and darkness that winter brings and at different points in my life snow was more a liability than a pleasure. […]
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I had been yearning for it since winter showed its first signs. I thought it would be like last year, a done deal. I had already dreamt of the inspiring walks in different winter landscapes in Vienna. I was ready for that special brightness that would reflect and emphasize the beautiful Viennese Architecture. That pure […]
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