Ski touring course in the Austrian Alps

TRIP REPORT 17-26 Feb. 2017, I was in Kühtai, Austria. There I did a 1-week introductory course in ski touring and backcountry skiing through the Dutch website toerskien.org. Led by the experienced Austrian guide Karl Dung, our group of seven Dutchies did three tours in the area and spent the other days in the Kühtai ski … Continue Reading

Help, I’m in a bubble

My bubble is a kind of echo chamber of peers. It originated from my upbringing, friends, family, work, culture and other environmental factors. It’s a comfortable place but unconsciously it influences all my opinions and dissenting voices are ignored. A painful confrontation with reality lurks, so it’s time for an escape plan. My bubble is … Continue Reading