Monday, June 21, 2010
Rain, rain, go away...
All the singing didn't change a thing. For four days we were stuck on top of a hill (100m.ü.m.) in the middle of a raincloud. The first 24 hours it rained straight through, without stopping. Either you get wet, or you can't hear anything but the drumming of the rain on the awning, it can drive you mad. It didn't help that one of our tipis was leaking after only an evening of rain and we found our stuff in puddles when we wanted to go to sleep the first night. Some of us had to move to the barn then. Well, at least there was a barn... It's quite stressful when you know that if you get wet or cold now you won't be able to do a thing, because you're already wearing all the stuff that you brought (a pair of tights, two pairs of trousers, one pair of raintrousers, two t-shirts and pullovers, a long-sleeved shirt and a jacket, hat and gloves... and still you have to run around to warm up in-between lessons), and that you might find a wet sleeping bag when you want to go to sleep in the evening. Oh yeah: My shoes were soaked after a few hours, and i spent the rest of the weekend with plastic bags over my socks...
Four days of mud, wet, cold, games, woodfire, songs, fresh air and tea.
Setting up the tipi:
View from our 'living room - window':
Kitchen and cook:
Honestly, this is what it looked like most of the weekend:
Our very cold classrom:
Even donkeys wanna study:
Games for warming up:
Really: You don't need more than a fire, hot food and some tea to feel good!
Here's the link to the facebook-album with all the pictures: