A Friend Asked Me Why You Love Hiking at Dawn?

A Friend Asked Me Why You Love Hiking at Dawn?

By Melina Mehr | Wonders of the World | 4 Apr 2021


A Friend Asked Me Why You Love Hiking at Dawn?

We gathered at our usual hangout, a small outdoor place with chairs and green space called “Father Park” before sunrise, and for the first time, a large number of hikers joined us to accompany our guys and of course me! on a morning hike, which we go sometimes.

There are three hills and our ultimate destination is to reach the third hill.

A Friend Asked Me Why You Love Hiking at Dawn?

A friend once asked me: What is the pleasure of walking in the dark? Why do you go to the mountains so soon, at dawn when you can’t see anything?

Hiking at Dawn

I told my friend: “The night has different fears and excitements. The darkness of the night is like a curtain that encloses and preserves everything, and perhaps some people feel insecure at night and fear overwhelms them.

A Friend Asked Me Why You Love Hiking at Dawn?

But when you are with the right people who you trust and put aside your fears, you will suddenly see the unique beauty that lies in nature before sunrise.

A Friend Asked Me Why You Love Hiking at Dawn?

Besides, the changes that you witness in the morning, from night to daylight, as the sun enters the sky, the sky that gradually has color changes, and the sun that rises from the horizon and turns from red to yellow, the birds singing for their lovers, the cool breeze that you can hear in the silence of the night … all that charms are magical and indescribable with words…

A Friend Asked Me Why You Love Hiking at Dawn?

When we get to the first hill, the sun was still invisible, and in the turmoil of the night, I turned on my headlights and filmed what I could see for the first time.

A Friend Asked Me Why You Love Hiking at Dawn?


Melina Mehr
Melina Mehr

I'm a freelance writer, passionate about, music, books and nature.


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