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Finah Yusof

Recycling Artist, Yogi, Volunteer, Owner of Gypsy Craft in Kuala belait

32 Months

PRESENTED ON DEC 19, 2015
IN BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN @ VOL 6

“Hitchhiking is defined as travel by getting free lifts in passing vehicles. most people… would describe it as one way of getting yourself killed. I define it as the eye opening experience of seeing kindness in strangers.”

In 32 Months from PechaKucha Bandar Seri Begawan’s 6th Volume speaker Finah Yusof, founder of Gypsy Borneo, shares an amazing journey. A two month holiday to drink coffee and meet new friends ended up instead as an explosion of adventures and incredible encounters of human kindness in the span of thirty-two. Full of curiosity and the need to seek, her decision to continue traveling (or, really, hitchhiking) brought her experiences she never thought she would ever see and feel. She learned many things from how people are to how to survive to how to be what we all are… human.

Finah urged people to have trust and to drop their fears. To say "Yes" instead of hesitating. To be alive.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, February 29th, 2016. 

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