Three fishermen walking, granddad, dad and son
Circle of trees with the roots facing the center

Wood Wide Web Circle

Circle of trees – Wood Wide Web Illustration

Old factory blocking the sun of tomorrow

Giving up the outdated solutions of yesterday for a smarter tomorrow

Don’t let the outdated solutions of yesterday block the sustainable technology of tomorrow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

George Harrison (Beatles) quote

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

China Great Wall Trail, watercolor sketch

Sketch China Great Wall Trail Watercolor

Watercolor sketch for research about a new, marked long distance trail along the Great Chinese Wall

Watercolor sketch of Bear Grylls, portrait by Frits Ahlefeldt

Sketching up hikers for a hall of fame

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:

Can hiking solve global problems?

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

Elves hiking

Glimpse of one of the elf creatures along the trail

It is no use walking anywhere quote from Francis Assisi

800 year old walk the talk quote

The Italian monk and philosopher Francis of Assisi walked his wisdom

Drawing of a presentation about the amount of powerpoint presentations
watercolor of butterfly and quote by Zhuangzi, chinese philosopher, china

Dreamt I was a butterfly

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

I like long walks quote

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

Life as walking quote

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

Walk On Earth

Chinese Proverb – the miracle

Man walking with umbrella under a cloud with the text: Worrying is stupid. it's like walking around with an umbrella, waiting for it to rain"
hiker and farmer talking food along a trail

Combining hiking with local eating

Connecting people to the land, sketches from a food fair. Relating through eating is very special and without words

Man saying what trail, I'm on a storyline

Paths and storylines

Research note on the possible connection between storytelling, trails and walking ( and Bruce Chatwin’s songlines )