Living in a community… always the same story !!!
Feb11

Living in a community… always the same story !!!

Version française My major learning during my month at Gaia ashram When I try to think about it, it seems that my main discovery has nothing to do with gardening, permaculture or natural building. I learned about the society and the persons making it. And I’m still very surprised to realize that we’ve been able to recreate a small society with only 23 persons and in only 4 weeks where no one was very happy, satisfied or...

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6. ATW : Volunteering in a homestay in Sapa’s district…
Dec24

6. ATW : Volunteering in a homestay in Sapa’s district…

Version française When a good idea becomes a lesson… Yep, we’ve been volunteers abroad for the first time of our lives… And trust me next time I’ll discuss more with the owner before agreeing to work for free ! What I thought wwoofing was about :  What I understood from the web and from the bloggers I follow was that wwoofing is in a way joining a hippie community of travelers in order to exchange hard work in...

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5. ATW : This one strange day…
Dec11

5. ATW : This one strange day…

Version française One day, two stories… There is this day in Laos that has been very different from all the others and that I crave to tell you even if it has nothing to do with food, cooking or eating. The reason why it’s taking me so long is because I don’t know how to write the story… (and now you can imagine that in english it’s even more difficult for me). This day starts in Sam Neua with 2 very nice...

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4. ATW : Hitchhiking in Laos…
Nov26

4. ATW : Hitchhiking in Laos…

Version française Hitchhiking has nothing to do with cooking but it’s still an adventure ! I’ve hitchhikked alone a bit in Turkey, quite a lot in Georgia ans always in Lebanon… And now, I’m hitchhiking “SLOWLY” in the north of Laos with my partner in crime ! Everywhere it was safe, easy and quick. Most of the time, my drivers were even trying to chat with me despite the language barrier… Until...

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3. ATW : A todo list to change your life
Jun02

3. ATW : A todo list to change your life

Version française Some of us think that moving from one life to another is easy, some of us think that change in general is a nightmare…  And for myself, now I just know that the truth is somewhere in the middle. Here is my personnal recipe for a new life, just in case… Recipe for one person, preparation 4 years. 1. Ask yourself what are your personnal values, needs and limits Discovering your personnal values can be a...

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2. ATW: Itinerary
Nov20

2. ATW: Itinerary

Version française Ready to GO! But where do I go, when and how long? Update – 8th of July 2015 : Because of a major issue with my Iranian visa, I’ll go in Egypt instead of Iran. It’s time to stop thinking and to take the final decision, here is my itinerary, and I hope it will be full of surprises, challenges and discoveries. Turkey (1 month) Georgia (1 month) Lebanon (1 month) Iran (1 month) Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,...

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