A Pacaya Volcano Hike Poem

Some people climb mountains stay active in their lives. But what if the mountain that you are climbing is active too? I don’t mean Taiwan’s Taroko Gorge active, where bolder just roll beside you. I am talking active volcano! Pacaya Volcano Hike By Gregor   South of Guatemala City, the capital of the nation, Lays a volcano restlessly since the 1965’s desolation. Mighty Volcán de … Continue reading A Pacaya Volcano Hike Poem

Yushan Front Peak – Sims-Edition

Most of us know the video game Sims, where you as divine being control the lives of the virtual avatars called Sims. Having a perfect virtual life is boring, I heard, so people tend to let out their inner demons by fucking their avatars up. On our hike to the front peak of the tallest mountain in Taiwan, one – or more – deity was … Continue reading Yushan Front Peak – Sims-Edition

Feeling Home II – Marvelous Marble

… cliff hanger. That is funny, because in Taroko there are a lot of cliffs to hang from. However, we had been in the mountains on Saturday, my urge as an Austrian to experience hiking was still not fully pleased. As promised, Part II will be a firework of adventures, photos and marvelling in the famous gorge of Taroko National Park. DAY 3 On Sunday, … Continue reading Feeling Home II – Marvelous Marble

Feeling Home I – An Austrian in the Taroko Gorge

ꭉ I am an alien. I am a legal alien. I am Austrian in the Taroko Gorge ꭉ For all of you singing the song in their head while reading, I sang it while writing too. And I keep singing it, because I am very happy that I saw this awesome place. As an Austrian, so far from home, it is not easy to live … Continue reading Feeling Home I – An Austrian in the Taroko Gorge