Naked at the Gasthof

Occasionally we glimpsed the surrounding peaks getting smaller. After several hours of zig-zagging upwards through the trees, we emerged from the forest onto the ridge and a welcome pause. We were

Too close to Nature

I learnt for the first time what it was not just to be amongst nature, but to be part of it. Boots had left me stumbling blindly across the ground,

Magical zone

The most compelling reason that I have found though for hiking in the nude, is the ease of sliding into that magical zone of existence while naked. As my freehiking

Never mind Shakespeare…

It is clear that our lives are defined by the space between the two camps of; firstly, our thoughts on our own actions; and secondly, by our fear of what

Etched across the skyline

Continuing up the now more sparsely vegetated valley, sweating under the clear blue sky, we could feel the mountain air glide gently over our skins, keeping us refreshingly dry as

Why Nude? by Howard Anderson

In our enlightened modern world which celebrates multicultural diversity it is not too much to ask to have complete freedom of dress for reasons of religion, culture and personal belief. …but

The World Naked Bike Ride book Thunderclap campaign

You can support the World Naked Bike Ride book Thunderclap campaign, (and tell your friends!) Many thanks for all your support, let’s make this happen!

Appearances may be deceiving

It’s not the appearance of someone which dictates their character, or their motivations, it’s what they actually do that is the issue. The relevance of this discussion for the WNBR

The Naktiv bookshelf

A selection of easy reading from the Naktiv bookshelf for the winter. Pull up a chair by the fire, and let yourself go: WNBR, Naked Hiking, Randonue, Why Nude? and more

Smiling with shame

There’s a lot of fun to be had also from the slightly vicarious position of being a bystander at a WNBR, taking photographs, enjoying the colourful sights, smiling, waving and