This is the kind of thing extremely common in the LCs from
But what's the whole point about a RW? At first, I thought it was an event to introduce the trainees working at that place to their own host city, with competitions, city tours and so on. But actually the whole thing is bigger than I thought. It is advertised among trainees from everywhere, and even non-trainees (member from other LCs, alumni, etc) come. The final result was almost 40 people from more than 20 countries. No sessions, no lectures, that's true. But, you know, sometimes it's not necessary. When you have so many people together having fun, getting to know each other, taking part in a nice Global Village and of course talking so much about AIESEC, the output is automatic. It's even a way of promoting the host LC and promote your city/country. From now on, I can recommend anyone to go to the Saxonian Switzerland(region where the RW took place - although it still is in
Let me talk now a little bit about each day. We arrived at the site of the RW (30 min. from
The next day
we woke up early to go hiking and climbing. The Saxonian Switzerland is breathtaking. After 3 hours walking, having some health competitions and following the “AIESEC way” we finally arrived at the place where we should climb. It’s harder
than I thought. Then 2 more hours hiking back to the site.
Result: a lot of new AIESEC partners from every place you can imagine. When they knew that I was trainee in
I loved this RW and from now on the ones in
Hope some day we reach the same popularity!