Exactly after 3 weeks, we decided to take a long hike again on a nearby mountain. A safe haven considering other tourist places in these difficult times. Due to the difficulty level we were sure of meeting less people on our way and even if we meet some they will most likely be locals.
The smell near the pine forest was very peculiar and inviting. We stepped into it to see the most popular of wild edible mushrooms, the Chanterelle. The above photo doesn’t do it justice as was highly magnified. The mixed aroma in that forest was just majestic. I don’t think we will get time during the week to go back and pick some chanterelle.
We took a very short break after reaching height around 600 moh. The last section was quite steep and the sun on our head was not very supporting. Yes it was a hike under the sun. 😎
After hiking for 3 hours and covering 9.6 km we reached our destination which was more than 900 meter above sea level.
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.~
Covid 19 situation made me cancel at least 8 of my international trips (more for my husband) until now. Instead of spending time on social media and covid news, we strictly follow the measures given by our health authorities. Ignoring extra covid information had put less pressure on our minds.
One step ahead we decided to make a routine for our daily walk. We don’t regret as we both have shed weight and increased muscle. Daily walk prepare us for long and steep hikes. Yesterday we covered around 19 km (according to google map).
Great things are not done by impulse, but a series of small things brought together~ Vincent van Gogh
I am aware of the fact that the photo quality is not the best as I do not carry my camera on hikes. I hope you don’t mind either.
Jo’s Monday Walk
First entry for Creativity in the time of covid