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18. Xiaojuan

17. November 2013

Xiaojuan, 27, China We were very surprised to meet a german speaking chinese woman at the reception in a hostel in the middle of a desert in China. Happy day! Because in this big country almost nobody speaks any language we could understand. Xiaojuan is also traveling at the moment. She travels from one chinese […]

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17. Homeowner

30. September 2013

Homeowner @ 1301, 44, lives in Boise, USA Well, our dear Homeowner at 1301 did not invite us to stay at his place. It was his subtended, Victor (Interview nr. 12). But never the less, we felt welcome from the first moment on! Time flew by in no time and before we know it, we […]

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16. Angie

18. September 2013

Angie, 46, lives in San Diego, USA Jyri met Angie 2002 in San Diego. After that incident, the paths have crossed a couple times in Europe. The last time at the infamous Paris Bercy Skate Comp, where everything kind of slipped out of hands (as far as Jyri remembers after waking up in a cockroach […]

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15. Jose & Jorge

7. September 2013

Jose, 56, lives in Mexico DF and Jorge, 35, also lives in Mexico DF They were our bus drivers on the 49 hour journey from Mexico City to Tijuana. Thanks to their driving skills we survived this trip without accident. Even the deer, that appeared out of nothing in the headlights in the middle of […]

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14. Cristina

28. May 2013

Cristina, 57, lives in Jobompiche, Guatemala Cristina lives at the most beautiful place at the Lago Peten Itza. We camped in her garden for almost 2 weeks. She run a restaurant in the busy tourist town Flores for 20 years. Today she takes it easier and has a little restaurant at her home, where you […]

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13. Polo

19. April 2013

Polo, 25 lives in El Paredon, Guatemala With his girlfriend and daughter Polo lives just next to the surf-house in El Paredon where he works. In-between different works at the surf-house, he mixes the most delicious Mojitos or Piña Coladas along the long pacific coast of Guatemala. Or even further- We don’t know anything about […]

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12. Victor

14. April 2013

Victor, 31, lives in Boise, USA A few days after we met Victor in a restaurant in Antigua, Guatemala, we were lucky enough to bump again into him and his girlfriend Abbey in Paredon, a surf camp at the pazific ocean, as well in Guatemala. Victor has worked for years as a guide in Alaska […]

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11. Shane

30. March 2013

Shane, 34 lives in Chicago, USA We ran into Shane at a campsite on the Torres del Paine trek as he was having a conversation with his travel companion Marcos about the correct way to cook a bag of instant stroganoff. One would think there’s no way to make it better or worse, but if […]

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10. David

14. March 2013

David, 30, lives in Gran Canary, Spain David took a few months off from spain and now works as a night guard in a small hostel at the end of the world in Patagonia. He has a very positive spirit and this job fits his needs perfectly: during the day he runs on the trails (he does […]

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9. Eva

4. January 2013

Eva, 23, lives in San Francisco, USA Born in the east of Europe, Eva is studying at the West Coast where she got a scholarship because she can run like the wind. We met Eva at the camp side in El Chalten, Argentina. She invited us to sit and cook at her table in the […]

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