The way I see it there are 2 kinds of people in the world. You’re either Team Koala or Team Kangaroo. I’m the latter. When after Japan we decided to see Santa in his tongs and shorts Down Under, my imagination
We left cold and gloomy Japan and continued our year long summer trip – next stop: Down Under! To our surprise, first permaculture experiences with Aussies’ guidance awaited us in Hokkaido, where Lakehouse Manager Julien’s parents introduced us to the
Our second project on Hokkaido was totally different from the first one and in many ways. The moment we entered Niseko we felt like we moved out from Japan! Not just our host in Hirafu was Australian, but Aussies were
“Life is always a bit better” with homemade pie on the side. When we first arrived, the Lakehouse was an all male domain. Every meal was a battle of wits. Drinks and serious strategy over Monopoly became our evening routine.
When we were in Japan for the first time it was freezing cold and we couldn’t even dream about hanami – spotting sakura flowers all over the place. This year we came back just at the right time to experience
This is one of the best experiences we had with helpx! We meet a CS ambassador in Hualien, Jessie who liked the idea of helping, actually helped herself with the project that wasn’t listed on HelpX. We ended up at
Before we joined DADA buxiban in Zhong Li we didn’t know what is cram school and the story behind this kind of institutions in Asia*. Learning about it was a tough experience. But well, we enjoyed some parts of this
We like Malaysian part of Borneo and deciding on staying for some time we called Mrs Nabistul from Sandakan Seaview Hotel, who is a helpX host. She accepted us after phone interview and we agreed on few weeks’ stay at
Making “snakes” from clay and coconut leaves, dancing in the wattery clayish mud in 40 degrees sun to our host’s humming of Abba’s good oldie hit, driving tuk tuk, eco-painting flowers, digging dirt, eating tasty sticky rice in coconut tube
As there are only two days left till our departure for the next destination it seems like the right moment for the summary. Our 3 weeks on the tropical island coming to an end. How was it?