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LIVE TO LOVE THE ROAD THE TANMIRT EXPEDITION 2018

We sit around a fire under a star lit sky in Sahara, Morocco. Our tagine cooking on a bed of charcoal right next to the sparkling fire. We are far out, 100 km from Tagounite, at the foot of a mountain at our friend Aicha´s Nomad settlement. She is around 20 years and lives out here with her mother and father, both getting older and wiser. We share jokes and stories connected to her everyday life tending the goats and the camels. One camel mother sadly had died earlier in the day and the week old baby camel will now have to be fed by bottle. In mid story she turns to me and says: “Why are your children not in school?” “They are in the best school I could think of right now in the Sahara. Their headmaster in Frigiliana also wished them good luck and happy trails being here. What you (Nomads) know, the world forgot. The world forgot how to make a fire, collect water by the well. And I really want my children to know

how to make tea and welcome people like the Nomads”, I reply to her. “That is good to know it all, your world and mine”, she nods with a secretive smile. “Make work your imagination”, our partner and Amazigh/Berber expert Brahim Elaabdouli told my children Lucas, 13, and Maj, 9, at the start of the Tanmirt Expedition on January 15. Together, we now sum up two months of adventures, stories, lessons and fruit our mutual labour in a book we call “Ki Krak: To Give, to Receive” planned to be published in December 2018. If you want to join our global team and the Tanmirt Expedition and learn more about Lucas’ and Maj’s journey in search for Nomad wisdom, read more below: Victoria Ahlén, digital educator and founder of the Vilostrada Foundation http://www.facebook.com/vilostradafoundation http://www.vilostradafoundation.org

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The DIRECTORY April 2018

The Directory Magazine April 2018 Issue 59  

The Directory magazine is a FREE easy to use A-Z guide of businesses, what´s on and local information for the Axarquia region of the Costa d...

The Directory Magazine April 2018 Issue 59  

The Directory magazine is a FREE easy to use A-Z guide of businesses, what´s on and local information for the Axarquia region of the Costa d...

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