Marina Della-Mea is a free spirit by any measure. She’s lived a holistic, well-travelled life, now settled in Norway’s Lofoten Islands. But her idyllic postcard life hit a devastating impasse when she was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and given little hope of survival.
It's been about three hours since I arrived at Oslo Sentralstasjon, Norway. Anchored by cumbersome luggage and a dearth of local knowledge, my boldest venture is to a restaurant 20 metres across the road. There my phone hangs absurdly from the only available power outlet in the ceiling above my booth. I contort my neck … Continue reading Introduction to Couchsurfing