Archive for Philosophenweg

also sprach Nietzsche

Posted in Books, Kids, pictures with tags , , , , , , on March 30, 2015 by xi'an

Philosophenweg (im Toronto)

Posted in pictures, Running, Travel with tags , , , , , , , on November 2, 2013 by xi'an

IMG_1996Apart from walking the philosopher’s way (or path) in Toronto, after Heidelberg and Kyoto, I had a very enjoyable time (if not weather) for my very first time visit to the University of Toronto, from discussions with several friends of old, to a well-attended seminar, to a grilled octopus lunch in an faculty club and a (French) dinner au Paradis, to seeing a variety of costumes parading the streets for Halloween, with different varieties at six p.m. and two a.m., and to a discovery run in the early and windy Friday morning in the streets of Toronto.

Shishigatani [ein anderer Philosophenweg]

Posted in Mountains, pictures, Running, Travel, University life with tags , , , , , , on June 26, 2012 by xi'an

I managed to go running very early on Monday morning, as light came before 5am, a grey daw with no sunrise. It was only very mildly raining, which, given the overall humidity, did not make much of a difference! Heading to the eastern mountain Daimonij-yama was rather easy and I came upon a path by the Aruka-ji temple without really looking for it. This was not the usual path to Daimonji-yama, for sure, and I did not end up in the same summit, but it was a pleasant enough trail run in the woods (as pleasant as running in the mud, uphill, jet-lagged, and in 80% humidity can be!). As I was at the top by 6:30, I did not see a soul around. On the way back, I found the “path of philosophy” (Testugaku-no-Michi) meandering by a canal, which reminded me of Heidelberg Philosophenweg (although this one was much mode an inducement to philosophize!), and came back to the hotel after a 100mn run, hopefully not burning all my reserves for this afternoon talk! Continue reading