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Impressions from Hamburg

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Silent iron man — Ask R. — I do not know, go and ask R. — R. will know Every event, every conference has such a person. A bridgestone, so to speak. Sometimes they go mad during the event, or

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Until 7.04 — Hamburg

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I attend a conference here: http://networkaq.net/ Come there to meet me, or call me at 015251796591

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Maria, the rescuer

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“I never take hitchikers,” – she said – “never in my life.” I just squeezed into a half-loaded small blue car, hurrying, before the street-light change. “But today my neigbour saved me,” – she added – “when my car didn’t

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A good man from Kurdistan

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“I am Muhammad and I want to be good to all people” he said, while driving me from Nijmegen to Wageningen. Not more than 20 minutes earlier Jaan left me at the streetlights in Nijmegen, direction Ede. I only started

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Three little girls, chanting, marching along.

There is still some mess in the trailer. Until I get some minimal furniture – boxes and maybe some hanging storage – it is still basically an empty shell, with a desk-ish board along one wall and the bed platform,

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Solidarity, Generosity, Friendship

This motto could easily replace old Egalité stuff and for sure it would make world a better place. And among people who bear this new standard high, you will find Øyvind and Vanessa. 

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People you meet in Norway, being a hitch-hiker.

Quite often people ask me a candid question: “Why won’t you take a train/bus/plane to get to your destination? Or arrange a trip somehow beforehand?” Usually the 100% true answer is that I do not have money for the ticket,

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As usually, in the beginning there was chaos…

My first idea to go to Norway sparked somehow February-ish, I guess. M., who is a seasoned contemporary hobo, was telling tall stories about “småjobber” available here, top-notch freegan food, benevolent people and stunning landscape. It was enough to make

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The Terrible Truth About Not Taking Pictures.

You may be curious, why I do not include pictures from my roaming. This year, I decided to stick with words. Reasons are partly pragmatic, partly fundamental. If you divert your attention too much (like looking for best angle to

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