Last updated 9/8/2021 at 1:17pm
Sharing my hiking experiences through the ages: I was 21 when my college roommate and I were stuck at a car race in southern France.
We had taken the train from Paris and had to hike 5 miles to get to the event. No way did we want to hike back, so, we hitchhiked. “Don’t tell!”
At age 55, I joined a friend for a hiking group in Sicily.
Actually, we hiked mostly on the Aeolian volcanic islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
It seemed to me that we only hiked up and further up.
I remember the treacherously narrow path, 24 inches wide, at the top of the volcanic rocks with only air o...