“It’s a beautiful environment, but not entirely friendly. Nowadays I always bring a guide with me. There have been occasions when they have saved me for example from toxic desert snakes,” Patricia says and smiles.
For her, hiking deserts is not about the final destination, it’s about the journey.
“The scenery is so amazing out there, it’s an entirely different world. Each hike is an exceptional journey, and still the greatest journey is the inner one.”
In the desert she is always present, fully disconnected from her everyday life, and can think about things she hasn’t had time to focus on.
“I am so into the moment and nothing put me off focus. Out there, the thoughts get extra big somehow.”