When the foe has a voice

We are very quick to judge a person or a situation when we don´t know the whole picture or what has happened that led to that situation, or made someone do something, or simply made them appear in our life. No matter how much you say out loud “no, not me, I don´t judge”, deep…

Is Orienteering the better part of me?

As I look at the screen and figure out how I’m going to answer that question, a lot of feelings and memories come to mind… In truth, it’s not. I would say the better part of me is what’s inside that only comes out when I’m relaxed, at peace and doing the things I love…

Orienteering 3711 (part 2)

Out with the old, in with the new. This year, as I start this blog about my upcoming orienteering and travel adventures, I decided to change the image of my page and came up with this new logo, simpler, cleaner and more modern. Still love the old one but as I decided to dive into…

Orienteering 3711 (??)

“3711? Where did that come from?”, someone asked me once. It’s pretty simple actually. 3711 is my registry number from the Portuguese Orienteering Federation. Can’t get a simpler choice than that, right? No brainer there… I came up with the name “Orienteering 3711” and this logo with a backgroung map and course, a couple of…

So it begins…

You may say that I’ve found in Orienteering my true sports. I’ve been an orienteer for many years now, but it was only in 2017 that this passion joined another one that I also have for a long while: travelling! That year I took flight (literally) from the island where I live and started visiting…