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:

Watercolor sketch of Paul's boots. Watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt

Documentary film about a legendary hiking story from the Appalachian trail

Watercolor of long distance walker and writer Paul Salopek

Paul Salopek walking around the world link

Walking or running is a special way to create change. Sometimes you just have to continue for a long time …

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Walk and talk in film clips

Link: Check out these walk with me, scenes from different movies ( YouTube) 

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Connecting hiking trails across roads

Text and Creativecommons drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Check out this duck mother taking her chance with her small ducklings:

Luckily they all made it across, but it gives a good impression of just how difficult crossing roads is for wildlife.

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“I am the Ocean”

Walking on the beaches and  rock shores of the worlds coastlines is walking along the mythological, incredible and at times scary oceans.  I just saw an impressive small 2 min. film that starts with the words “I am the Ocean” (Speak by Harrison Ford) about the Oceans from Conservation.org 

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