In February 2017 I set out on a Journey

 

I am currently in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

If you have any tips on where to go, know someone along the way or live along the way, I’m always happy for new ideas, people and places. I’m eager to help and share my skills. Contact me.

Those are the places I have met since I left:

2017

February – May — Greece

. . . visiting the tiny Greek island Skyros, where I worked with the short but big-hearted horses endemic to the island, Read&See
. . . meeting a young dog on a leash in the middle of nowhere and deciding to make him my companion (my very own first dog, despite having worked and met many). I named him Raki. Read&See

June – November — Germany, USA

. . . searching for a van and introducing Raki to the world back in northern Germany
. . . spending time in my parents garden house, visiting friends and family in Potsdam, Parum, Woland, Hermannshagen, Flessenow, Schwerin, Berlin, Weitenhagen, Rostock, Tessenow, Benzin. Read&See
. . . visiting Boston, saying goodbye to a person and to a country. Read&See
. . . attending the beautiful Ideenwiese. Read&See
. . . buying the Beast, building its interior, getting it fixed

December — Belgium, the Netherlands

. . . travelling to Belgium and working with Ingrid in Dinant. Read&See
. . . celebrating my 30th birthday in a beautiful forest in the Netherlands Read&See
. . . spending Christmas with my family in northern Germany

2018

January – March — Sweden

. . . travelling to Sweden, staying with my friend Kajsa in Svensbygget
. . . couchsurfing in Höllviken, Ystad and Dalby
. . . staying in Vika in the guesthouse of friends
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. . . wintercamping and roadtripping South. Read&See

April – May — Germany

. . . arriving in Germany once more, moving out of my appartment (after subletting it for 1 1/2 years), sorting, getting rid of stuff
. . . holidays in Kassel with my mom Read&See (scroll past Sweden)

June – July — Austria, Slovakia, Poland

. . . working with horses, people, wood and grass in Ulrichsberg, Austria. Read&See
. . . driving through beautiful Slovakia and sleeping at the foot of the Tatry. Read&See
. . . coming home to the Rainbow in Eastern Poland. Read&See

August – October — Poland to Germany

. . . street musicing, dancing and jamming the way back to Berlin. Read&See
. . . back with my family from another parents at the Ideenwiese. Read&See
. . . enjoying the simple life in Woland and celebrating Johanna’s birthday in Ketzin. Read&See
. . . back in my hometown Schwerin. Read&See
. . . visiting Potsdam and Weitenhagen. Read&See
. . . visiting the Baltic sea, my former home town Rostock and slowing down in Tessenow. Read&See
. . .  nature marveling, Beast projects and saying goodbye to the family in Flessenow. Read&See

October – December — the Netherlands

. . . visiting a friend in Buitenpost
. . . chances and tinder leading to meeting René and Shiva and Joran and many others in Waterhuizen
. . . moving out with René, Joran and Shiva, visiting Een
. . . discovering beautiful places
. . . living on an anarchist campground in Appelscha

2019

January – July — the Netherlands

. . . living a bit more on the anarchist campground
. . . travelling to Zeeland, meeting wonderful El, roadtripping back North

July — Germany

. . . Ideenwiese once more

August – December — Germany

. . . visiting Tessenow, Schwerin, staying and living in Woserin
. . . visiting Woland
. . . visiting Potsdam, giving the Beast a new universe-graffiti-hippie-mandala outfit
. . . welcoming Dutch parents in Schwerin and Tessenow
. . . saying goodbye to the family in Schwerin
. . . visiting Rostock

December — Sweden

. . . taking the ferry from Rostock to Trelleborg
. . . roadtripping northwards, enjoying lakes, peacefulness and nature
. . . working for food and accomodation with Martin at an old school

2020

January – March — Sweden

. . . staying at the little house Sandlid, scratching old wax from its floor, clearing its garden and enjoying its solitude
. . . enjoying some last days with Martin and the old school
. . . finding beaches in the forest
. . . visiting old friends (a place and a person)
. . . finding new beginnings in old endings
. . . finding new places, new friends, growing into new spaces

3 Days – March — Germany

. . . the world is in a different place – corona hits the whole planet
. . . in these strange times I arrive at an island and my life takes another turn . . .
. . . I stop by my parents for 24 hours . . .

April – June — Netherlands

. . . slowing down, reading, being alone, being with others, falling apart and coming back together, a few times
. . . learning with and from Steef and her two beautiful horses, Utile and Gallinette
. . . learning with and from Chantal and her amazing dog, Sedna
. . . celebrating friendship, remembering how important it is to appreciate one another for who we are

July – August — Austria

. . . visiting old places, making them new
. . . meeting beautiful Sendi (horse), learning with her and her owner, trying out, playing
. . . making hay

Beginning of September — Back to Germany

. . . Ideenwiese Corona version – coming together without expectations, enjoying, creating, dreaming