For the fourth time this year I am back in Berlin - quite unusual for me as I normally return only once a year. But now I am preparing a new long trip. Instead of hiking 35 km every day I am sitting in front of my laptop 10 hours daily planning hiking routes in mapsource, improving my blog and doing research on my upcoming trips. As much as I like planning new trips, meeting old friends and getting a cultural fix in a big city - I am already longing to live outdoors again. By April I will be back in my tent!