Martin Eigentler gave up his old way of life to live in the mountains of Austria with his pack of husky dogs. It is the largest in Europe. He competes in husky races and teaches dog sledding.
Eva Braun was Adolf Hitler's secret mistress for more than 13 years. To this day she is viewed as a naïve, apolitical appendage to the dictator and mass murderer.
One of the richest men in Germany, Karl-Erivan Haub, has been in charge of the Tengelmann retail group since 2000. The avid alpine skier was reported missing after going on an expedition near the Swiss-Italian border.
Japanese anime master Isao Takahata has passed away at a Tokyo hospital after battling lung cancer. He was best known for his works "Grave of the Fireflies" and "Heidi, Girl of the Alps."
A new initiative in Bavaria hopes to improve integration among newly-arrived refugees by introducing them to the "alpine" way of life. Locals volunteer as guides on the mountaineering tour.
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