An Unhurried Journey

"Not hurrying, the purposeless life misses nothing, for it is only when there is no goal and no rush that the human senses are fully open to receive the world." -Alan Watts

  • Walking


    There’s a Swiss German chant sometimes recited to spoiled little kids. It goes like this: Dä Hans im Schnäggäloch hät alles was er will,Doch was er will, das hät er nöd,Und was er hät, das will er nöd,De Hans im Schnäggäloch hät alles was er will… A rough English translation would go something like this:…

  • Solana de Granada – Home on the Road

    Solana de Granada – Home on the Road

    The first time I heard about it was at the end of January. I was talking to Constantine, a guy about my age from Hong Kong on study break. He was worried. I barely even registered what he was talking about, it leaving no trace in my mind. A week or so after, it came…

  • Bardenas Reales – The Way There

    Bardenas Reales – The Way There

    Make yourself comfortable. Get yourself something nice to drink or whatever. This is a long one. Hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. One day I found myself in Barcelona with some time to spare before having to come back to Barcelona. Don’t ask why, just trust me. Somebody very…

  • Beginnigs and Endings

    Beginnigs and Endings

    First of all, let me apologize for not posting sooner. I meant to post much earlier, but it has been a busy time filled to the brim with life. The past months have felt like a relentless onslaught of both small and big events linked immediately after each other forming a chain of experience that…

  • A Night in the Woods

    A Night in the Woods

    So I decided to test out the gear I’ve bought after researching and comparing for hours on end. I looked for a nice forest with a stream or river on Google earth (by the way, when was the last time you used that? If you’re like me and the answer is “when I was a…

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