like ants

  Don’t you just love it when our self-imagined delusions of grandeur are dwarfed by the sheer size of nature around us… from high enough, we are not unlike ants on this Earth (we’re not even talking about the cosmic scale here, best described by Carl Sagan in this video). The following is just a …

via ferrata

  Our first stop for the trip around the Alps was the Italian Dolomites where we were going to do some via ferratas for a couple of days. We slept in this beautiful hut, Rifugio Brentei. The little construction you see behind it and in the second photo is in fact a shrine filled with …

the mighty alps

I can’t think of a better word to describe the Alps than “mighty”.. it was an incredible two-week trip that took us around Switzerland, Italy and France, from neat little towns huddled at the foot of the mountain to snow-capped peaks way over 4,000m and anything in between. One thing is certain – it is …