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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

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How to widen your sleeping bag with a handmade expander panel
3 months ago

How to widen your sleeping bag with a handmade expander panel

Last year I went out on a wildcamping/bivouac trip in the Alps for the first time in my life. It was an incredible experience, for the both of us actually. …
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A winter- and a spring-hike at Les Adrets
3 years ago

A winter- and a spring-hike at Les Adrets

When we first arrived here in the French Alps, we often said to each other that we would never re-do one specific hike, because there was so much to do …
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Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble
3 years ago

Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble

It has been a while since I shared something that you can visit around here and we visit so many things, that I really have to post more! I guess …
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Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard
3 years ago

Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard

Hello, I’m back! Back on the blog, back in the country. Back on the mountain. As we were away most of summer, we are now trying to catch up quickly …
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A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake
4 years ago

A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake

As I was preparing the pictures for this post yesterday, I wasn’t sure whether to make a simple post with pretty pictures to show the beautiful valley we live in. …
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Mushroom picking in autumnal Savoy – a quick introduction
4 years ago

Mushroom picking in autumnal Savoy – a quick introduction

We returned this week from a long car tour around Europe. It was really enjoyable. We saw a lot of things and experienced some new things. I hope I will …
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An evening walk during cat hour
4 years ago

An evening walk during cat hour

We walk in our village in the evenings so that I have my hands free. And it works – unless you make pictures along the way (which isn’t a problem) and have …
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Rendez-vous aux jardins: Tineke Bot
4 years ago

Rendez-vous aux jardins: Tineke Bot

I have gardening on my mind today. Most probably because I can’t go out to the garden due to the amount of rain that has fallen yesterday and today. And …
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Open farm weekend in France – visit plant-nurseries
5 years ago

Open farm weekend in France – visit plant-nurseries

When we first arrived in France I had big troubles finding plant nurseries or garden centres around Grenoble or in the Isere region. I have told you this before. I …
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A walk around the village lake
5 years ago

A walk around the village lake

We are nicely settling in, a month after our move. Living here, feels very natural. So natural that I haven’t showed you much of our new village, assuming I have …
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