32. Leave skidmarks and tick it off

A restless backpacker has the fantastic idea of climbing a temple at night-time. Everything seemed to be fine just before sunrise, but then fate struck. He broke the unwritten rules out of dire need. Shit, caught on the act. Quietly he hopes that this will end with a warning and no more…

31. Awkwardness in the living room

A curious world-traveler plunges into the world of Couchsurfing. Unfortunately, he ends up in an uncomfortable situation due to naivety and inexperience. Awareness seeped in within the lion’s lair. Shit. Running away felt like the easy way out, so he made the best of his blooper…

30. Facing the truth

Due to a turn of events, a born and bred brooder reaches the boiling point. The resulting storm leaves a destructive trail of shame. Fortunately, this clear warning didn’t go in vain. The ego was stripped, and with that, the most important step to change was taken…

29. Be afraid and stay at home

Ben visits a notorious rally site during a study-exchange in Egypt. There he got two sobering realizations. At some places, there’s absolutely nothing to look for as an outsider. Yet the media can portray a very distorted picture of reality at the same time. He found this out in person as an exchange student, right in the lion’s den.

28. The wild backyard

A bush hike through the Southern Alps leads to a pleasant surprise. A quirky stranger gives Ben a glimpse into a remote and harsh existence in this wintry wilderness. Mad respect. Yet something important is missing. There’s a lot of shams and unspoken psychology in the one-sided story. Come on, spit it out…