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Holidaying, WWOOFing, cycling

By | 14th July, 2015|Categories: Eastern South Korea, Jungle & bugs, South Korea, Volunteering|Tags: , , |

It was time for a holiday! Susanne’s family were visiting. Afterwards we would be cycling back to the farm where Susanne volunteered before, while Martin was in Denmark, and then we would cycle back to Seoul to arrange our visa for the next leg of our trip. Long story short: we did some holidaying, WWOOFing and cycling. [...]

WWOOFing at an organic pine tree farm in South Korea

By | 21st June, 2015|Categories: Eastern South Korea, South Korea, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , |

Before arriving to South Korea we had the plan to find a place to WWOOF. For people not familiar with this term it means: Willing Workers On Organic Farms. We would like to learn more about organic farming, methods involved, local Korean life and lengthen our journey by volunteering and staying with local people. I would be [...]

My experiences as a volunteer in Ulaanbaatar

By | 23rd March, 2015|Categories: Central Mongolia, Mongolia, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After knowing that Martin and I would split up for a while (because he was cycling through Mongolia) I started looking into what I could be doing. First my eyes were set in southern China, but soon I decided that I wanted to go to Mongolia after all and spend my time there. I was looking at [...]

Tsagaan Sar, a different New Years celebration

By | 16th March, 2015|Categories: Ancient civilizations, Central Mongolia, Hospitality, Mongolia, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , |

In Mongolia there are two major traditional holidays. One is in summer and is called Naadam, the other is in winter and is called Tsagaan Sar or white moon. Tsagaan Sar is the celebration of the Lunar New Year, following the same calendar as the Chinese New Year. The photos of this special celebration can be found [...]