We roam around the New Delhi Airport tired, confused and internet-less for a good hour and a half before agreeing to get in a taxi on the street in which, not just one, but two men get in, one to drive and one to tell us how we should give them a tip if we like the ride. After driving for 20 minutes, we realize we’ve been going in the wrong direction…
Traveling sustainably can be difficult, especially in places where single-use plastic is very common. I know I struggled with this a little on my trip around Malaysia and some other South East Asian countries. However, with a bit of forethought you can save yourself a lot of stress and the environment – a lot of unnecessary trash.
Most days we didn’t leave the farm but there were the occasional adventures our hosts took us on in the nearby city of Pekan Nanas – the Pineapple City. We visited the Sunday market, where we stocked up on fresh unpackaged produce, devoured traditional local foods and were the main attraction for the town locals, who rarely see foreigners.