von Christian Zottl
Unser Urlaubstermin stand schon lange fest, nur das Reiseziel hielten wir uns bis zuletzt offen. Wo könnte man im November – in dieser Zwischenjahreszeit – noch gut Urlaub machen? Noch etwas Sommer-Sonne tanken vor dem Winter? Immer wieder hatten wir an Flugreisen ins Warme gedacht. Kanarische Inseln zum Beispiel. Aber mit zwei Kindern werden Flugreisen, trotz der Sonderangebote, schon von Grund auf etwas kostspielig, zuzüglich der Übernachtungskosten und ggf. eingeschränkter Mobilität vor Ort. Dann doch lieber mit dem VW-Bus losfahren, flexibel bleiben und die Unterkunft schon inklusive dabei haben. Also warten – bis der Wetterbericht zuverlässig wird. Read More
just before christmas my parents asked us what we would want for christmas.i didn’t really have to think hard about that one.i wanted them to come and visit us.this happens not often since 600km are quiete the drive.we soon knew we wanted them to come for an extended weekend to spend with their granddaughters so we could go on a ‘parents/couple – weekend’.our very first one.so the weekend was planned already last year.we just didn’t really know where to go and wanted it to depend on the weather.we knew we wanted to do something active together.something we have been doing together before we had kids.we wanted to decide between rockclimbing/bouldering or skitouring.since the weather forecast didn’t promise sun and warm temperatures our choice went to skitouring.and since i wanted to go to italy at some point this year, my husband suggested to drive into the italian dolomites/south tirol.spectacular mountains, breathtaking nature, the chance to go skitouring up there was bigger than around here and it is only a three hour drive (without kids….which felt then like a one hour drive). Read More
alright.so this is a looooong post.get ready to read a lot and to look at a lot of photos.
but no worries.i didn’t work and wrote on that all night long.this is mainly an old post with a hiking and mountaincabin description from almost a year ago.you may have read it before. but because of a present occasion i thought i put it here for you, so you have the chance to reread it.as you might know we live in the bavarian alps now for about 1,5 years and have been active in the alps with hiking and other mounteneering sports before.our hearts beat for mountaincabins, hiking, several day hikes with overnights at mountaincabins.we did that in other countries as well, like new zealand, but here in the alps, we did quiete a few now.without the girls and when the girls were born, with the girls.but if you wanna hear more about our experiences with mountainhut overnights and hiking in the alps with our two little ones, you can now hear and see me life and find out more about our familyadventures in the mountains very very soon in an interview.
where to start and where to stop writing. i don’t consider myself as a writer and i don’t have a clue, but still i’m giving it a try. i just write. trying to let it come. something will develop, something will come, like it always does.
just like it is with that writing here, thats (or similar like that) how it is with the life of our little ones outdoor. outside in nature. they just need to get out there and they will start playing automatically. you don’t need to plan or prepare big things, just give them the opportunity to get outside.