Portugal is filled with beautiful and very conscious alternative projects that are bringing a new way of living life into practice. So far, I developped an interest to stay close to this new movement since I discovered it in Bali, where around Ubud, many communities/projects are already existing showing us the way of living in harmony with environment and others beings.
I went on 2 years without buying anything new and learned how toxic our need for possessions is.
Arambol is located in North Goa and it is a little heaven for rastafarian, cyber hippies and lovers of psychedelic trance parties.
But why hippies are inspired by India ?
Even if the sky of Paris is different from Bali, when we decide that the cage is open and tons of opportunities are just out – waiting for us – that feeling of freedom is still in my lungs.
In order to conserve long centuries practice of Subak farming despite Bali massive development due to millions of tourists who head Bali each year; Sawah Bali is a non-profit organisation who is actually doing big thing to help farmers by introducing a modelled program to return to organic methods for growing rice. They facilitate workshop and training for farmers, show them sustained technics to grow rice that has provides a nutritionally higher diet without harmful and toxic chemicals. The agro-tourism program has a homestay for volunteers. That’s a great opportunity to go visit them and why not spending a day or two helping balinese and understand how cool and important is to preserve farming. Lire la suite « Stories from the field in Bali… »