Category: blog

A little secret

I’m going to fill you in on a little secret, something that has been in progress for sometime and only now am I starting to accept it. It all started about 6 months ago and […]

Snowy arctic paradise and gear failure hell

I felt the warmth on my face as the afternoon sun crept through the mountain ridges, my body hot from from the layers of winter clothing and the gore-tex jacket and pants keeping all the […]

Trip report: The Laugavegur trail day 4

Emstrur (Botnar) to Þórsmörk — 15 km, estimated walking time 6-7 hrs, 300m net descent — Again, I was left breathless by the amazing hike. Glaciers, desert, rivers, mountains and forest all within a 15 […]

Trip report: The Laugavegur trail day 3

Alftavatn to Emstrur (Botnar) 15 km, estimated walking time 6-7 hrs, 40 m net descent I was in no rush to leave Alftavatn, the views were simply incredible and it was nice to just hang […]

The Laugavegur trail day 1

Sometimes it takes me a while to finally get around to doing a trip report. I am working on this as an ebook instead as I can really get the pictures and album to flow […]

Gear for sale

It’s about that time of year for me to go through my gear closet and start cleaning out what I need and don’t need for my coming trips. I can ship to just about anywhere […]

Our delusional lives

To say that humans, much like oil, peanuts and gold is simply a commodity, is true in todays ”market” driven economy. To be used and discarded when the commodity is no longer profitable, is the […]

The future is bright

Winter is here in Sweden and as usual my focus starts turning from backpacking to other projects. Mainly writing. Living as a minimalist has had so many benefits for me that it’s hard to count […]

Minimalism and me

I’ve written in earlier post about my move towards a minimalist lifestyle, in many ways inspired by my backpacking. So far my conversion from consumer to minimalist is working out just fine. There have been […]

The failure of man

Here is an article I wrote awhile ago but never got around to publishing. I call it the failure of man because we are always striving after “something” – yet what we don’t truly understand […]