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My name is Helena and I'm a thru hiker, artist and molecular biologist. My greatest passion is the outdoors and when I first heard about people hiking long trails, I immediately knew this could be my thing. Ever since my first backpacking trip in 2017 I've hiked the Kungsleden in Sweden, the GR221 in Spain, the Harz Witches Trail (twice) in Germany, the Slovenian Mountain Trail (SMT) in Slovenia and the GR11 in Spain (in that exact order). Until now I am mostly thru hiking in Europe but next year I will finally embark on my longest hike (and longest dream) yet, the PCT! But so much about the future, this year I will be hiking the SMT again because it's been my favourite trail so far and I'll take you with me on the blog :-)