Touchdown in Beirut

Inside the Mohamed Al-Amin Mosque   Greetings from Beirut! We arrived late tuesday night and was picked up by our friendly hostel and went straight to bed. Our first meeting for the trip was with WILPF, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. We meet the head of the organisation,...

Continue reading

Tuesday in Iceland

Last day on Iceland! It was with heavy hearts that we had our last breakfast at our hostel and set out for the final day on our trip. The first stop of the day was at the Swedish Embassy, where we met with Liselotte Wiberg who is is regional expert...

Continue reading

Day 4: Monday

Today we got up early to start off the day with a nice Spanish omelette and scones which some of us threw together. The sturdy meal gave us a good start to the day, and soon we were off to our meetings. The first thing on the schedule was a...

Continue reading

Sunday in Iceland

Yesterday we decided to take a guided tour, known as the Golden Circle Tour. We toured several of Islands must-sees, such as the Geyser fields, Gullfoss waterfall (“Golden Falls”) and Thingvellir National Park. We also had the privilege of seeing some of Icelands not-so-much-sees, in our case a family company...

Continue reading

Saturday in Iceland

Today the adventure really started! Four of us went horse back riding on Icelandic horses while experiencing the breathtaking volcanic landscape. The rest of us jumped in the cars again for a road trip along the southern coast of Iceland. After a few hours driving with amazing view of the...

Continue reading

First days in Iceland

Hi everybody! These two first days in Iceland has been eventful, to say the least. We arrived late on thursday, and only had time for a classic Icelandic dinner (containing fermented shark and sheep brain) before geting to bed. Today (friday) we had a nice breakfast at our hostel, before...

Continue reading

After 9am it’s already hot. About an hour earlier we experienced a shower of tropical rain that stopped as suddenly as it started. The ground is already dry and it’s a still day. I’m sweating in my shirt and suit jacket but the wind from riding in the back of...

Continue reading

Day 2 – picking fruit and visiting a local mosque

Our second day here in Kigali has been calm and spontaneos. We started of by searching for wi-fi, since our hostels was down at the moment. We’ve realised that dealing without internet is more difficult than we first would have believed, so after accidentally ending up in a super fancy...

Continue reading