Category Archives: The Big Hike

TBH, … again ;)

I really wanted to finish my hike from last year. But due to University schedules, and incredibly hot summer, and weird working schedules, I haven’t been able to prepare as much as I wanted. Also, the BF, who wanted to … Continue reading

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The Big Hike – continued and extended

After quitting [more info here] on the go last summer, it was clear of course that I would finish The Big Hike. Talking about this with my Mum around Christmas, she said she’d love to join me on a 2- … Continue reading

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TBH, Day 5: Mariazell – Vienna

Yep. I did not complete The Big Hike. Long story short: I had a bit of a nervous breakdown which could have been avoided. And I could still have walked on, but I decided against it. Instead, I went to … Continue reading

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TBH, Day 4: Türnitz – Mariazell

If you guessed it from the title – congratulations! Somehow I managed to get from Türnitz to Mariazell in one day. It’s about 34,5 km, so no small thing to do … but let’s start at the beginning: in the … Continue reading

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TBH, Day 3: Lilienfeld – Türnitz

I started late on day 3. It was raining, and my plan for the day was to get as far as possible. Due to the rain I did not plan for much :) After failing big time trying to find … Continue reading

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TBH, Day 2: Hainfeld – Lilienfeld

After getting off the bus at Hainfeld train station, I went to the next Gasthaus and asked if they could recommend any accommodation in the village. Some minutes later, I arrived at a nice Hotel where I got a room … Continue reading

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TBH, Day 1: Vienna – Maria Raisenmarkt

Looking back, there are already a couple of things I can learn from the first day of The Big Hike: try to get as close to your starting point as possible. Getting up at 5 in the morning to go … Continue reading

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