The Maasai Tribe

The Maasai Tribe

The Maasai are tribal people located mainly in Kenya and Tanzania. It is estimated there is 1 million of them. However it’s just a rough number. According to the government “some people want to be counted ten times while others refuse to be counted”. They also have a good sense of humor.

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Via Ferrata Tips

Via Ferrata Tips

Via Ferrata is Italian for “iron road”, being literally a steel cable and bars attached to otherwise impassable face of a cliff, making it traversable for anybody above the age of 15, physically capable and in a sane state of mind (or insane, if you ask me). It’s considered safer than rock climbing, but with higher chances of injury in case of a fall. Whatever safety grading system that is.

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Chamonix

Chamonix

What I like about Chamonix is that every person here (except for sightseeing tourists) risked his, sometimes hers, life to have that drink at the end of the day. They all come with their own story: the mountains they climbed, the canyons they jumped into, the air they glided through… It all comes down to the good company over a drink at the end of the day. With no fear for the future. Just the happy faces appreciative of the day gone well, with no accidents, with no injuries, and with good memories shared with good friends.. It’s not about money. Your status is frowned upon here. It’s about your character. And physical abilities. To meet and greet the real world head on. Solo. And not with army of management team. It’s about your attitude. Not your authority. The only authority these guys have is mother nature. And it’s far beyond any human being. No matter what many human beings think.
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Snowmobiling in the Arctic

Snowmobiling in the Arctic

I woke up before sunrise. It was so beautiful it was a crime to sleep. The plan for the day was to rent snowmobiles and go explore the surrounding area. The surrounding area being Longyearbyen: the northernmost settlement in the world.

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Paragliding in Pokhara

The weather wasn’t at its best, but the pilot was! What a great flight!