Hiking and Running on your Overland Trips
Driving is fun, camping is great, but sitting all day is not a good idea. To integrate running and/or hiking in your overland journey is easy and for free. Here are among the best hikes and runs we have enjoyed, and what hiking gear we have put together for our thru-hikes. Let us know in the comment section which ones you liked best!
Hiking in Turkey is growing in popularity. The 850-km-long Carian Trail thru-hike is little known but so worth it. Let us tell you why.
“Broken-down sections first attract tourists off the beaten track, then the inevitable hawkers, then the renovators and safety consultants who often strip away much of the historical charm along with … Read more
Starting the new year in Ais, part 2 of hiking the Jordan Trail leads from Ais, via Dana and Petra to Wadi Rum and Aqaba, totalling the 650 kms adventure on foot.
After two thru-hikes, the Baekdu-Daegan in South Korea and the Jordan Trail, we have learned what hiking gear we need. Here’s our list.
Part 1 of the Jordan Trail hike, which covers 650 kms of trails from north to south Jordan, with the first half starting in Umm Qays and meandering through agricultural countrysides and Ajlun to Iraq al Amir.
We are about to hike the 650-kilometer Jordan Trail, which runs from the far north of Umm Qais to the Red Sea near Aqaba in the south.
A one-week visit to Vladivostok includes train ride to the countryside where Coen will run his first marathon trail run in the Falaza Mountains.
I was giving up. I didn’t want to do this anymore. My clothes were soaked with sweat, my legs and arms covered in scratches from overgrowth taller than I was. … Read more
Time to get out of the car and do some walking. Hiking on Yakushima Island, in south Japan and a UNESCO Biopshere Reserve.
“To walk nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” ~Mary Davis
700+kms of hiking the Baekdu-daegan in South Korea, may be the most challenging yet inspiring way to travel here.
4 days of hiking in Jirisan National Park were followed by an additional 7 further north. It ws the start of the Baegdu Daegan Trail.
July 11, 2016: A 3-day hike in Seoraksan National Park had us blown away. The views, the trails, the sites along the way, the meetings with Koreans all contributed to a new passion: hiking.
How we’re getting back in shape? From the Hash in Suriname to trail running in Peru to a running event in Arica, Chile. What’s next?
The Hash House Harriers is a running club that exists worldwide. We are introduced to hashing in Suriname, and learn there’s much more to it than running.
Guide de Guyane, by Philippe Boré, brought us to unexpected places. We loved hiking in French Guiana, with trails full of wildlife as well as historic sites.