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…