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Group of people becoming a bridge helping a man in the water

Strategies to get from A to B in the best way

Drawings and text by Frits Ahlefeldt; Hiking.org

From diets to disruption – A collection of strategies and bridge metaphors we use to get across a difficult place or gap.

Drawing of two bridge builders

The Practical Bridge – getting things done

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Drawing of a man looking at his digital twin, as a mirror image on a screen

The intelligence of your phone is beyond what you hold in your hand, your phone is just the surface of something much larger, and closer to you – Get ready to meet your digital twin… Your twin who is a smarter than you, faster, more connected and know you better, version of yourself

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Three fishermen walking, granddad, dad and son

Technology can’t connect you like nature can

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org

Going fishing together – Strolling along a river, laughing, enjoying walking for that special place, where the fish often can be caught. Teaching your kid about the places along the stream, that you learned from your dad, walking right behind you, even though he moved on and became one with how the eddies show where the fish hide, how once a huge tree blocked the flow,  how beavers and otters slip out of sight…  and into the slow flow of water and time – all this our smartphones, apps and digital social networks can’t grasp…

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Circle of trees with the roots facing the center

Walking along the Wood Wide Web

Drawing and text by Frits Ahlefeldt. Hiking.org

My drawing about the circle of trees, amazing creatures we share this planet with, here is one of the drawings I did about it: Continue reading

Old factory blocking the sun of tomorrow

Don’t let the outdated solutions of yesterday block the sustainable technology of tomorrow

Drawing with a woman looking at a signpost with "your future on both ways. with Quote by George Harrison - if you don't know where you are going any road will take you there...

Even though all trails lead to the future, you still have to pick one

China Great Wall Trail, watercolor sketch

Project and watercolor sketch for a new, marked long distance hiking trail along the Great Wall of China

Watercolor and Text by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org

See the new GREAT WALL TRAIL project page here

Sketching and doing Hiking.org Research about if it might be possible to create a marked long distance hiking route along the Chinese Great Wall.

The Great Wall is one of Earth’s seven wonders, a celebrated UNESCO monument and considered to be the world’s most known and largest building structure. The marked hiking trail could be around 3000-5000 miles / 4000-7000km. long and would make the hike along the Great Wall of China much easier to follow and experience, both for locals and international hikers Continue reading

Watercolor sketch of Bear Grylls, portrait by Frits Ahlefeldt

New Hall of fame – section, with hiker that have turned their walks into something special, from great stories to great challenges… see the first ten portraits up now:

When you walk, you can only carry a little, and only take one step at the time – just those two things can really make a great difference to anybody’s understanding, after a few days

Drawing of an elver hiking, walking very llightly

Glimpse of one of the elf creatures along the trail

It is no use walking anywhere quote from Francis Assisi

The Italian monk and philosopher Francis of Assisi walked his wisdom

Drawing of a presentation about the amount of powerpoint presentations

When global PowerPoint culture dominate reality

watercolor of butterfly and quote by Zhuangzi, chinese philosopher, china

Fluttering Reality – Watercolor sketches of butterflies

I like long walks especially when they are taken by people who annoy me - quote by fred allen, illustration by frits ahlefeldt

Walking can solve conflicts in many ways…

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty, today she is 97 and we don't know where the hell she is - Quote from Ellen DeGeneres, Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt, hiking.org

Effect of walking long distance quote

Life is like getting dropped of in the middle of the woods and then year by year gradually walking home

Life is like walking home – april Foiles quote

Drawing and Chinese proverb: The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on water, but to walk on earth

Chinese Proverb – the miracle