I would love to
make you aware of this amazing and unique experience that I have seen, felt and
have thought a lot about. Let me share some threads of thought… First of all, let
me start by making clear what am I talking about. Less than two months ago I
had a chance to participate in youth exchange project ‘’Sailing Democracy
2017’’ in Denmark together with truly amazing people from Turkey, Latvia,
Denmark and Greece! First of all, let me start by making clear what I am
talking about. Less than two month ago I had the chance to participate in a
youth exchange project, called Sailing Democracy 2017 in Denmark togehter with
truely amazing people from Turkey, Latvia, Denmark and Greece! This project was
about democratic thinking, that we learnt to understand through different kind
of perspectives. Is it easy to form your own society from the beginning? If you
would ask me that before this project, with confidence I would say yes, it
can’t be that bad. But now, after we were gi…
This summer I participated in Sailing Democracy 2017. This was both exciting, challenging and a trip where I learned a lot and met so many great people.
First of all the trip was about democracy, which means I learned a lot about how democracy works in other countries and cultures. I found this very interesting since some of the things the others had to say was a lot different from my own experiences with democracy. Also, looking at the differences gave me a better understanding of my own country, which was a great learning point.
We did this through workshops on the ship. We were allowed to work freely in teams to amongst other things try to form our own countries. This was a lot of fun, and we laughed a lot. But also we had a chance to include all the things each member thought was important, and in that way created a country we all would be happy to live in.
Besides this we also learned about mindsets and worked with some card games, to get to know our own goals better. I loved t…