by Genevieve | Jan 17, 2017 | Blog, Norway, Sailing, Scotland
The ‘off the beaten path’ life and travel style has always appealed to me. Not so much because there are fewer people treading the same territory, tho I do appreciate the quiet, but because the unknown around the corner stirs up my imagination.
by Genevieve | Jan 13, 2017 | Blog, Norway, SailingSo, that first night heading from Vesterålen to Lofoten? Yup, got seasick. The Captain had asked me ahead of time if I knew whether I would get seasick or not. I had no idea. I have been in rough seas before: in a kayak paddling among the Broken Island group on the...
by Genevieve | Jan 10, 2017 | Blog, Norway, SailingI still remember my first glimpse of the Fairwinds as she glided her crew into the harbour at Andenes, the northern tip of the Vesterålen archipelago: a silhouette of masts and hull reflected into a rippled mirror of the sunrise, she looked so tiny against the...
by Genevieve | Sep 3, 2016 | Blog, Norway, Turkey, Workaway
Many people look at me askance when I describe how Workaway is set up and reveal that I sometimes work as ‘free’ labour, not able to see beyond a perspective which suggests a financial imbalance between business owner and worker.
by Genevieve | Aug 31, 2016 | Blog, Norway
When I was a kid my family lived in a village in eastern Canada, one of the maritime provinces, a place where the coastline was dotted with sandy beaches and fishing villages.