Bike and Hike

My name is Joachim Berggren. I’m a CNVC certified trainer and I love adventures.

In the summer of 2019 I will spend 3 months traveling through Europe and teaching Nonviolent Communication. It would be great to meet you on my way!

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My project

Peace trip through Europe

My aim is to travel and to meet people interested in communication, connection and building a sustainable world. Together we create the future of our dreams!

6 000 km


I am going to bike from Stockholm to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France and back
1 600 km


I will walk the Camino de Santiago back and forth from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela
On my way

Teaching NVC

Along the way I will offer workshops on Nonviolent Communication (NVC) co-organized with locals
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Be part of this project!

I’m looking for partners to be able to successfully accomplish this project individuals and organizations who are eager to support me on my way through Europe.

Maybe you want to:

  • organize a workshop or lecture in your hometown,
  • offer a place to sleep,
  • offer something to eat when I pass by,
  • join me for some hours or a couple of days by biking or walking?
My plan

Details of my trip

This map shows one possible route from Stockholm to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and back. You could also se locations where people wants to organize workshops and offer me somewhere to sleep and eat. The route will surely change according to which people I get in connection with. If you want to support me, please fill in the form here.

My adventures

Updates from the road

My number one happiness strategy

14 kilometers was a little too short so yesterday I took a detour while walking to my job. First I walked a dirt road and then carried off on to forest paths. On my way I passed seven lakes in a wooded landscape. Suddenly I noticed that I had a big smile on my lips....

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Being in the present moment

My workplace is a bit off and the nearest distance by public transport is 10 km. All my co-workers have a car except me. The distance, however, doesn’t bother me. On the contrary, I like that it is a bit of a distance to work. It's a good stretch to walk or run. If...

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Pourrais-je dormir chez vous ce soir?

The following text is an invitation to French speaking people to join my project. Pouvez-vous m'aider à traverser la France? Cet été, et jusqu’à l’automne 2019, je ferai le voyage aller-retour de Stockholm en Suède à Saint-Jacques-de Compostelle en Espagne à vélo et à...

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Get in touch!

Do you have a question about my next destination? Do you want to offer me some support or join me? Or you just want to have a chat? Get in touch, I’m always happy to hear from you!