Return to Oberstdorf

Hello, Friends and Family! I have just completed what I, in a bold move, am calling the "Oberstdorf Eight."  This is because I have basically walked a huge loop through the eastern Alps and then walked a straight line down the middle of it, thereby creating a sort of figure eight.  I must say, this … Continue reading Return to Oberstdorf


Two Down, Three to Go!

Hello friends! This morning, I finished walking the Via Alpina Yellow Trail in Muggia, just south of Trieste.  This trail has left me with many mixed feelings.  In some ways, it was everything a backpacker could wish for--stunning peaks, charming villages, and an incredible historical and cultural heritage.  On the other hand, it was also … Continue reading Two Down, Three to Go!