Meet the Dunes

Meet the Dunes of the Desert   Just like the crew of Odysseus, you, your team and all the wanderers before you have been enchanted by the beautiful silence of the dunes. You get out of the bus. You kick off your slippers. You stand in front of the dunes. And then you...

We are all migrants

We are all migrants   “When we accidently crossed a national park in the southern Mauritania, I felt like a child. For the first time in my life I saw migrating birds in their winter habitat. by Zsófia Tárkányi, student at DNS 2016   Seeing storks, swallows and other...

Speaking the truth in Mauritania

Speaking truth in Mauritania “I always say to my mom: I will not give you grandchildren, but the revolution”. Zac is a novice rapper, performing with his cousin with the crew name “SF SOW”. Their logo is a face, which could be of any gender, with strong, passionate...

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 people...

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 learn...

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...
WordPress Lightbox