Bagging Lassen Peak – Or a gentle morning stroll up to 3189 meters

Lassen Volcanic Nationalpark is in my humble opinion one of California’s more underrated national parks. Which meant that when we visited it in August it was surprisingly non-crowded. Surprisingly, because sight-wise Lassen turned out to be one of my favourite parks. Weird volcanic mud action, beautiful mountain scenery and one of the easiest 3000-meter-peaks to climb.

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Bring me the Winter – 10 days on Iceland’s Ring Road

Roadtripping around Iceland, a country notorious for its fierce storms and constant weatherchanges, in late fall? I really wasn’t sure whether this was one of my better ideas. Yet I have wanted to visit Iceland for years and was able to take some days off work in late October, so I decided to give it a go. Turns out, the idea wasn’t so bad after all – here is to ten days of spectacular nature, tiny horses and a bunch of mad sheep.

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