Entrevista: África en Autobús

Entrevista: África en autobús   Triana es una persona a la que le encanta viajar, conocer nuevas personas y culturas. Le encanta explorar todo y desafiarse a sí misma. Ella viene de España y siempre, hasta ahora, ha seguido los caminos convencionales que la...

Zero dirham journey

Zero dirham journey   During our bus travel to western Africa in the first year of the education, we get the opportunity to get out of our comfort zones, for real. We’re living on a shoe string budget, which forces us to get close to the reality of most...

Meeting a modern mandinka griot

Meeting a Mandinka griot   We are travelling overland from Europe, across the Sahara, ending up in Guinea Bissau in Western Africa, in our first year at DNS. We have nick named our journey “Into the Otherness” since our mission is to meet people and...

What is poverty?

What is poverty?  We have to deal with the uncomfortable fact,  that even if we are living on probably the lowest budget in our lifetime, still we are way richer than the majority of people around us. Those contradicting feelings are ever present during our bus travel...

Don’t close your eyes

Don’t close your eyes · How does poverty affect you? Are you one of the people who scroll past inconvenient news in your social media feed? Thinking: “Oh well. I can’t do anything about it, anyway…. and it doesn’t really have an affect on...