He was born in the small village of Wallonia, in Belgium. He moved to Portugal before he was a teenager and he quickly fell in love with the local nature and beauty. He worked for years in the industry, with his mind set in the world outside. In 2008, he started a new chapter in the book of his life and finally gave wings to his dreams.
He studied Sports and Leisure and he is now a hiking monitor for the Portuguese Federation of Camping and Mountaineering.
He is a lover of nature and the local people and their cultures. He is fond of the spiritual element that resides in each journey and he is a passionate supporter of trekking and adventure trips, welcoming them as a source of constant learning. He does not collect peaks, but instead the emotions, landscapes and inspiration that he finds in each and every mountain scenario. Abroad, the Arctic and the boreal forests have left their mark on him forever; Patagonia seduced him and changed his life; ever since he has not stopped looking for places away from the crowds and the noise. In Portugal, he searches the authentic and its people, from the green of the Minho landscapes to the terraces of the Douro further south, from the small towns made of shale in the centre to the karstic hills in the south…
He lives life step by step and tries to offer the same philosophy to those who accompany him.
A good «feijoada» is his best reward in cold days…