Week Two at the Krishna Village

As I sit on the bus back to Brisbane, staring out of the window, I think back at the second wonderful, positive week I just had. I don't think I've ever before said such a genuine, heartfelt goodbye to so many people. I guess I can say I'm…

One Week At Krishna Village

It's not exactly for religious or "spiritual" reasons that I come to a place like this, but rather to try something different. Where as before my life felt safe, predictable and often unexciting, I'll now try things far out of the ordinary,…
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Ferguson TEA20 "Gråtass"

While at the farm in Norway, one of my tasks was to bring the old 50's tractor back to life. Zeyang said it had been put away running some 4 years ago and that various people had attempted to bring it back, but none really managed or ran out…

6 Things I had to get used to when volunteering on a farm

While volunteering at this farm in Norway, there are a few things that have been very different from what my daily life is like usually. Some of them I had an notion of before I came here, some I had no clue about. Here's six of them: Living…

Another Week in Norway

Time has gone by quickly, here's some more impressions from another sunny week in Norway. The MIG welder broke at the start of the week, which was quite problematic. A relay broke and didn't want engage anymore. Luckily a previous…

Farm Life

It's been really liberating being at this farm so far. Everything's been so different from life previously. I'm sure a lot of people would mind the lack of cleanliness around here, the physical labor or the way food and meals are dealt with…

One Week On The Farm

The farm I traveled to is not a regular farm. The main goal here is to help build an aluminium sailboat that Zeyang, the man who runs the place, has been building for about 5 years. He plans to finish it this year. You can read some more info…
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Stockholm to Kolbu

I covered about 700 km riding my motorcycle from Stockholm to a farm near Kolbu in Oppland, Norway, where I will be volunteering for a month. Saturday was uneventful, I rode in the rain for 4 to 5 hours and got completely soaked. I barely…