Logbook 8 Jan. when walking becomes a habit

Into the rhythm of a life on foot

Text and illustrations by Frits Ahlefeldt

Didn’t really try to walk today, but the habit of walking everywhere adds around 10.000-15.000 steps to my day. I spent much of the day better understanding and drawing thoughts from the philosophy of Nietzsche – a German philosopher for whom walking was what he did, thinking up wild thoughts on long hikes

drawing of the philosopher Nietzsche on a mountain

The philosopher Nietzsche spent countless hours thinking and walking, scribbling down notes about reality, life and philosophy in small notebooks. – Ink illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Nietzsche clinging onto a horse running ink illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Nietzsche did his best to capture the wildest thoughts he could

Read my story about Nietzsche and walking on Hiking.org here