High on Hiking

November 15, 2013 14 Comments »

hikes around the world

Hiking is my high!

Oh how I love the ‘high’ that hiking gives me.  For me it’s not only a chance to challenge myself and keep me in shape, but it normally provides me the chance to get back to basics – simplify my thoughts and day. Breath fresh air, clear my mind, see beautiful views.  I love the chance to enjoy the big wide open views and simply ponder my current life questions or challenges.

Since I’m hiking in Turkey during the month of November – I thought I’d share some of my photography from my past hikes around the world.  These were all wonderful hikes I’ve done around the globe – some long, some steep, some short – and some failed.  Click on the title link to get more info on them.  If you get a chance – check them out when you are visiting that country!

Mt. Kinabalu in Borneo – 2 day hike

Mt. Kinabalu Borneo hike

Mt. Kinabalu Borneo 2 day hike

Camino De Santiago – 5 week hike across Northern Spain

Camino de Santiago picture

Hiking/Walking in Northern Spain

Tiger Leaping Gorge –  2 day hike China

Hiking tiger leaping gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge-ous!

Oman Mountain Hiking – 1 to 3 Days

Wadi Hiking Oman

Annapurna Circuit – 18-23 days Hiked with my 73 yr old father!

Annapurna circuit pass

Hiking the Annapurna Circuit heading up Thorung La Pass

Hiking Mount Sinai in Egypt – 1/2 Day

Mt. Sinai sunset trek

Hiking to Mt. Sinai for Sunset

Hiking the Famous W Circuit – 3 to 4 days in Chile Patagonia

W trek

Hiking the W Trek in Chile Patagonia – Moody weather but gorgeous views!

The Great Wall China Jinshaling and Simatai- 1 to 2 days

Jinshaling and Simatai trek great wall

Hiking in Feynan Jordan from Feynan Ecolodge – 1/2 day

Hiking Dana Reserve Jordan

Hiking in Feynan Jordan from the Ecolodge

Hiking the Milford Trek – 3 days in New Zealand

Milford Trek New Zealand

HIking the Milford Trek New Zealand

A Failed Attempt at Kilimanjaro – 7 days Tanzania

hiking kilimanjaro

Hiking Kilimanjaro – close – but no cigar. The one trek I didn’t finish!

Hiking FitzRoy near El Chalten – 1 day Argentina Patagonia

Fitz Roy Hike

Hiking to Fitz Roy in the distance

Hiking in Hawaii – Variable Days

HIking Hawaii

Hiking the Old Pali Highway – so many great day hikes around Hawaii!

Hiking the Viedma Glacier in Argentina Patagonia – 1/2 day

hike Viedma Glacier Argentina

Hiking Viedma Glacier was fun and adventurous!

Hiking the Atlas Mountains – 1 day Morocco

Atlas Mountain treks

Hiking the Atlas Mountain in Morocco

I have so many more places that remain on my hiking wish list – but first – I have to make it through my current trek on the Lycian Way!

Where are some of your favorite hiking destinations?

 

 

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