Did you see the picture? That is a shot from our 10-day road trip trough Europe. It was our home for this whole time. We were driving and sleeping in the car and nothing could stop us from hitting the breaks whenever we saw a beautiful view. We were our own bosses and managed the time as we wished. Road trips give you that kind of freedom that no other type of traveling gives you.
During my years of some occasional traveling I learned a thing or two about what you should not do while in mountains. Yes, you get some stories to tell, but, no, it is not always worth it. My life always takes me to cold places for some reason. This one goes for those who enjoy the North of our planet.
- Do not forget your gloves.
Even though it seems like it is warm outside and you don’t see a reason for bringing gloves- take them with you. Really. Weather conditions in mountains can be surprising and change rapidly. It may be very sunny when you start your hike, but soon get very chilly when you are getting closer to the top. In the moment when you have made a snowman out of yourself, you will remember my words. Especially when you are going on a long hike and it might be even snowing on the top of the mountain. Don’t let the cold ruin the view you are about to experience.
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