illustration of people walking under a sign that writes "home as trail" Drawing by

Walking along home instead of to it

Hiker with landscapes on top of his head. illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Phew, I’ve finally managed to add my almost 10 years of posting ((350+ posts) under my “HikingArtist” name into my Frits Ahlefeldt site. So now I use: FritsAhlefeldt only.

illustration of man sitting in car beside kid walking. Man on phone saying "he insisted on walking, should we worry" drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

3. March 2019 As parents we often drive our kids to what-ever and where-ever they need to go – But walking together with them is a better alternative

Drawing of a local place sign with church, bar, park cafe etc. and two people sitting under it with smartphones and a hiker watching. Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Ever walked into a small town or village and wondered where all the locals are? – I think I know… they are online

Sometimes local communities find ways to use smartphones, apps and maps to find ways to connect and be together in better ways, that both support interaction, builds trust and protects biodiversity

Drawing of a hiker walking along a coast trail at sunset

Drawing of a hiker in a harbor, with low water and high water above house. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Logbook 3. Jan. 2019 – Researching consequences of sea level rise, drawing of low and high water

Treehouse looking greek temple of living trees. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Logbook 23. Aug. ink illustration of a Greek temple looking group of trees, with hikers

Rocks, Bornholm, Watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt

Logbook – Day working with understanding coastal trails better through working with the Bornholm Coast trail

huge elephant front view watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt

Watercolor: large front facing elephant

drawing of the philosopher Nietzsche on a mountain

Logbook: 8 Jan – A day stumbling in the philosophical footsteps of Nietzsche

watercolor by frits ahlefeldt, Appalachian Trail

Logbook 3. Jan. Study of how a trail can become a story and a story a trail

Watercolor of the Camino De Santiago, painting by Frits Ahlefeldt

Logbook 2. Jan. Reading and following trails of understanding today, to the sacred city of Santiago de Compostela

Drawing of people walking along different stories, drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Logbook 16 Dec. Sketching thoughts on human life and experience seen as an unfolding story-line – what we learn along the way. Sketching up concepts for how to understand life as a walk along different paths

Two hikers at a shelter by the fire

Logbook 5 Dec. Note from a walk in the Woods

Hiking.org sign on my window in Copenhagen

Getting hiking back in focus

Watercolour of a stranded boat

Coastal trail sketch

Jean Beliveau, long distance hiker walking around the world

Research link to Canadian Long distance hiker who walked 75.000km. around the world, before getting back to his family

Drawing of a sketch Elsinore

Note from my North Coast trail project

Sketch of fallen trees out to sea

Walking the North Coast Trail, Denmark