Starite Borove (Old Pines)

For almost a month, I didn’t write a blog. A new project emerged out of the growing friendship with my Bulgarian friend who has a rest-house, deep in the Bozoritsa forest. When I sit in front of the house, catching the first sunbeams of the spring – I hear the small river, down in the …

The ‘fix it yourself’ culture

A lot of electronics is thrown away every second, even in the economically poorest region in Bulgaria. There is too much garbage to be properly processed. A documentary about our waste-society made me discover Ifixit, an open source platform where everyone can learn how to repair electronics themselves and where you can upload your repair …

Hibernating in Bulgaria, returning to Czech (Video 30-31)

I take a break from cycling to hibernate in the Bulgarian mountains. I return to Czech to volunteer for a while in a democratic school and leave again to cycle in the direction of the Danube delta in Romania. #30 – I am hitching to Bulgaria due to pain in my knees from the cycling, …