Collection of all blogposts about Denmark

E1 day 12+13 Final decision

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15./16. Mai 2018 Cabinn Hotel Arhus Some rounds around the block It was hard to decide. I just couldn't. Hike on or go home? Facing another failure in my life I felt unable to move my thoughts in either direction. It was already late…

E1 day 11 - Heading to Arhus

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14. Mai 2018 Skovdalen B&B to Arhus Cabinn Hotel A few hundred meters between bus stops In the morning I left Skovdalen B&B to catch the bus to Silkeborg and from there to Arhus. Thankfully I took the offered ride from Jakob…

E1 day 10 - Resting

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13. Mai 2018 Skovdalen B&B 0 km Today is kind of my first real and unfortunately unplanned zero. Starring at the white ceiling I was thinking about my options short after I woke up. With my mobile I checked buses to Veijle and Arhus.…

E1 day 9 - Stuck in Norre Snede

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12. Mai 2018 Shelter past Norre Snede to Skovdalen B&B 2 km backwards It was already obvious yesterday evening when I hobbled around camp: I wouldn't be able to hike today. It took some very painful effort to leave the shelter and…

E1 day 8 - Hiking in pain

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11. Mai 2018 Jelling B&B to shelter after Norre Snede 33,3 km Half a day of rest went by way too fast. After a nice muesli with fruit for breakfast I said a last thank you to my hosts and left the small town of Jelling. While walking…

E1 day 7 - Some rest in Jelling

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10. Mai 2018 Vedsted shelter to Jelling B&B 13,2 km I woke up with just one thought in my head: Jelling! Why? The evening before I had booked a room in a B&B and after about 10 kilometers of hiking half a day of rest was waiting…

E1 day 6 - Lost on the Haervejen

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9. Mai 2018 Laeborg campsite to Vedsted hut camp 30,7 Km + 2-3 km (my gps ran out of battery) Sleep didn't come easily last night. My legs were aching just too much. After a quick breakfast (I don't like the muesli I carry right now)…

E1 day 5 - Another hiker!

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8. Mai 2018 Skodborg shelter (Haraldsholm) to Laeborg campsite 29,7 km Nearly 30 kilometers, puhhh! This morning I started my hike accompanied by one of my hiking problems: my left knee was aching like crazy. I thought all options…

E1 day 4 - Dandelion and cows

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7. Mai 2018 Campground Vojens to Skodborg Shelter (Haraldsholm) 25,5 km At quarter to nine I left a sleepy Vojens behind and made my way along the usual farmways towards the village Jels. For the first ten kilometers I saw the usual…

E1 day 3 - Sunday is icecream day

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6. Mai 2018 Immervad Bro to Vojens campground 19,7 Km My hiking day started at ten past nine. My plan was to hike to Vojens campground and not further because of a lack of camping options afterwards. I loaded my pack with one and a…

E1 day 2 - Day of the dogs

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5. Mai 2018 Shelter near Hojagervej to Immervad Bro 22 km Yesterday I went to sleep to the sounds of birds and nearby farm machines. I woke up to the sound of birds only. It was around seven and I didn't have a good nights sleep.…
European long-distance trail E1

E1 Day 1 - hiking and thinking

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4. Mai 2018 Krusau to shelter near Hojagervej About 25 km Everything aches. I think I've already done too much... but it feels good to be on the trail again! After a relaxing night at Marlis place in Flensburg (found through AirBnb)…