Once more in an intentional community. How a wanderer is growing mobile roots.
I wasn’t going to spend the winter in the BedMobile, but how else? My parents played guardian angels and put a request on the notice board of their camp site.
Campsite Vliegenbos is developing rapidly. Manager Erik van der Linden asked me to gather creative people to come up with exciting ideas for a sustainable and adventurous future.
As I learned from a 1950s leaflet a true camper moves every three days to heal the grass. I’m a bit more optimistic about its stamina, so I moved my BedMobile every two weeks. This is how it goes:
In between rain showers life can be pretty beautiful. I almost forgot but here are a few reminders:
Roger is on a cycling holiday. The trees that support his hammock have become more familiar than he hoped.
No matter how much I pushed or pulled, the canvas kept on drooping like a tired bloodhound on a dog show.
Het Vliegenbos is one of three city camp sites in Amsterdam. It sits on a long strip of grass overlooked by a large chunk of forest just across the city centre.
The Mongolian festival on the 13th of July was a happy ocasion with about five hundred smiling visitors from all over the Netherlands.