Why Hiking is much more than what you think it is

An interesting thing quite common among hikers is that they are often seen and described mostly by their friends or colleagues as ‘crazy’ people. Why? It’s because they are perceived to be doing an activity which doesn’t make much sense to these people. The idea of using your precious time and limited work-leaves and on top of that, paying for it with your hard-earned money sounds ridiculous to them. They are often surprised at how you can stay disconnected from the internet and the world while trekking in remote areas. Why would you go through such hard work and pain just to see a few nice views? How can you live without the internet? Wouldn’t you rather utilize this time, effort and money going off to a beach resort, get a beer and just chill, instead of a hard, messy walk on difficult terrain?
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