Already back in the old days, centuries ago in the Middle Ages, Switzerland was widely known for it’s free peasants. They were still officially part of a kingdom, Habsburg in this case, but were allowed to decide minor, low-level law questions on their own (they were “free” in a specific sense – hence “Freiamt“).

What does this have in common with bicycling in the year 2021? The Freiamt is a region in the canton of Aargau which has a 65 km cycling trail which we recently finished.

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On the cross-country trail

On a monthly basis I will publish my reading recommendations which mainly focus on Information Security and Outdoor Sports.

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Views from the trail

The project over the last holidays was to rework the media device setup for the kitchen which includes the following 3 requirements: Gaming, Music and Video/Streaming. Furthermore, I didn’t want to use a standard Android/Apple device which runs out of support in a few years or ran already out of support. Hence – my choice was a Raspi-3B combined with a 15″ touch screen connected via HDMI.

Let’s dive into the details!

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Views from the trail

Recently, we spent a weekend in a private hut close to Ottenleuebad, a small town in the mountains between Freiburg and Thun. Besides the amazing weather we really enjoyed, Ottenleuebad has a nature park close by: Gantrisch which we used for daily activities.

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Flora on La Reunion

On a monthly basis I will publish my reading recommendations which mainly focus on Information Security and Outdoor Sports.

All InfoSec Reading Lists can be found here.

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