Bart Kessels
Bart Kessels
Passionate open source software engineer who loves to go backpacking

Backpacking introduction

Backpacking introduction
This picture was taken in estate Geijsteren, the Netherlands.

In the Netherlands it’s almost time for the summer vacation, which means that it’s time to think about what our plans this summer are going to be. My girlfriend and I have been talking about where we want to go and finally decided to do something we’ve never done before, backpacking.

We both have camped outside before, albeit in our backyards or at camping’s. We both could see the beauty of being in the moment all by ourselves out in the wilderness. So the decision was made, we’re going to Sweden for three weeks.

And as I said, we’ve never backpacked before, so I’m going to document our journey of starting off backpacking on my website hoping it might help you make a decision whether you’re going to enjoy it. And I like sharing all of our adventures with you so there’s something in it for me as well.


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