Four weeks ago me, the tractor and the truck arrived in Egypt. We were not that optimistic about our chances to get permission to drive along with the tractor, but we didnï??t have a clue. It took us all hours of the four weeks we spent in Alexandria to get the permissions sorted out! We got help from a great deal of people, but the rules, the rulesï?? Two weeks ago the truck left the harbour but the tractor was another story. it is never been done, driving a tractor trough Egypt! But today we finally got the good news: I can drive the tractor, I donï??t need a truck or a boat to get me through, me and my tractor can start the journey! Cairo, here I come!
As a theatre maker I came up
with a plan for a journey.
A journey of a little girl on a
tractor. A journey to the end of
the world, and back. But what
is the end of the world?
If I was a child, I would say: the South Pole! As an adult
I said: the worst war-country
I can imagine. Both voices,
The one of the child and the one
of the adult, said: We want to go!
Then I thought: All right,
we'll just dó that.
Many people talk about it,
but few actually do.
Fear holds people back,
Held-back people have regrets.
Fear and regret are damaging
to people's lives, are damaging
this world. Governed by fear
and regret, there's no room for
Southpole challenges those fears.
It tries to encourage.
Southpole is about the will to face
the world with an open-minded
attitude. The will to face world's
Southpole does not want to be
afraid. Southpole asks:
What is it you fear?
What is it that makes you happy?
What gives you courage?
As a child I mount a tractor
and head for the South Pole.
As an adult I'll make sure I
make it home safely.