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Wachau 2017

Wachau 2017

We are going to the Wachau! In September 2017, within the framework of a course in art journaling, we’ll explore one of the most beautiful regions in Lower Austria, the Wachau. The Wachau is a UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Landscape. On top of that, we believe it’s one of the places where you can experience […]

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Traveling in the Wachau

Traveling in the Wachau

After two hut-to-hut treks (Along the Gosaukamm and the Karwendel Transverse) we decided to try something more comforting to our aging bones. We had hiked over difficult terrain, slept in dormitory style bunks, and enjoyed cold water on frigid mornings. Now, we thought, we had earned a few days of easy wandering through landscapes at least as […]

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The Karwendel Transverse: Hut-to-Hut Trekking in the Alps at its Best

The Karwendel Transverse: Hut-to-Hut Trekking in the Alps at its Best

The next hut-to-hut trek we wanted to explore was the Karwendel Transverse in Tirol, Austria. The weather held, and so a few days after we got back from our hut to hut trek along the Gosaukamm, we decided to set out on our next hiking adventure. Karwendel – I have loved that name from the time […]

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We’re Back: A Round Up of our 2014 Hut-to-Hut Treks

We’re Back: A Round Up of our 2014 Hut-to-Hut Treks

We are back. After 6 weeks of traveling in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands, we are back in the US full of new ideas and impressions. We covered a lot of ground in September and October. We went on two hut-to-hut treks in the Alps, spent a week in the wine country of Lower Austria, […]

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Along the Gosaukamm – An Overview of the 2014 Hut-to-Hut Trek

Along the Gosaukamm – An Overview of the 2014 Hut-to-Hut Trek

The Gosaukamm Hut-to-Hut Trek of 2014  We are putting this trek on a shelf . Some of its segments can be treacherous when wet. It’s a wonderful trek, as I previously described, and it’s well worth doing. But  for this trek to be safe and enjoyable for the perhaps not so experienced hiker, we need […]

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Hut-to-Hut Trekking in the Alps along the Gosaukamm over at Art Camp for Women

Hut-to-Hut Trekking in the Alps along the Gosaukamm over at Art Camp for Women

As you may know, we are trekking from hut to hut in the Alps. Lori posted a quick note about our first trek along the Gosaukamm so far. Go check it out at Art Camp for Women or on the Art Camp Facebook Page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

This is the start of a list of FAQs, or Things you might like to know and Questions we believe you should ask. We’ll expand it in the course of time. How is the Food? We’ll eat almost all of our food at restaurants and alpine huts. We’re never more than a couple of hours […]

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Alpine Huts and Cottages

Alpine Huts and Cottages

What’s a hut, anyhow? Or more to the point, what’s an alpine hut? In German, the word “Hütte” (hut) is a general term for just about any building you might encounter in the Alps, from a simple hay shed to an alpine lodge with more than 100 bed spaces. The alps are populated with huts; in […]

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Why (Travel) Art Journaling?

Why (Travel) Art Journaling?

“Every Child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso— Art Journaling is the perfect way for anyone,  from beginner to seasoned artist, to personalize and record a trip. Especially a trip where you want to travel light and, with the current luggage fees, isn’t that […]

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