Category Archives: Personal Development

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Do we want to see the world burn?

Introduction

What an attentive reader of contemporary books, printed periodicals and online media is bound to notice in the course of the years is a somewhat familiar set of recurring themes, accompanying an (usually, but not necessarily) unprecedented and dreadful kind of event or a political circumstance.

One of those recurring themes is the outlook towards a soon to come collapse of the economic system, financial markets, or other vital … read more

High Tatras, part 5 (Sedlo sedielko, Sedlo prielom)

Introduction

This blog-post is a continuation of a past article about hiking tours in the High Tatras mountain range1.

Like in summer 2020, the plan was to cross some of the elongated valleys in the High Tatras and to negotiate two particular mountain saddles.

This year the two saddles of my choice were Sedlo prielom and Sedlo sedielko very close to the Polish border (colored brown on the … read more

Dolomites

Note

The following text is the continuation of a past article about hiking tours in Northern Italy (Trentino) in fall 2020.

Cima Roccapiana, July 25

Mezzocorona, a town surrounded by large vineyards on 219 meters AMSL (Above Mean Sea Level; every height stated below is AMSL), is reachable from Trento by train within fifteen minutes.

The target I had chosen for this day was … read more