Tagged: adventure

Taking the Greatest Leap of my Life

The journey towards an earth-based, sustainable life in the countryside just got one step closer! Over a year and a half has passed since I committed to my radical dream of leaving the city and creating a life in the countryside. In that time many things have changed and life got a little bit, shall we say, bumpy! Between taking the step to move in with my partner, Sergio, the...

Reconnecting with the Wild Magic of Synchronicity

Backpacking in the Azores: The Return of Adam and Eve Prologue During the cold, dark winter months, it’s been fun reminiscing about those two magical months spent exploring the amazing islands. It’s allowed me to reconnect with the feelings of magic, grace and synchronicity that seem to be so abundant when you are travelling but can so easily get lost under the day to day grind of everyday life. It’s...

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Volunteering in The Azores: Adventure, Magic and Reality Checks (part 1).

This is the story of my first encounter with the wonderful world of wwoofing, permaculture, off-grid living and the back to the land movement. It is a story of inspiration, vision, dreams, magic, romance and synchronicity… However, it is also the story of harsh realities, disappointments and disillusions. This is where I first glimpsed the possibilities of alternative ways of life and first connected with like-minded people who shared the...

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The Road Map to Life- Revised

Life is so short yet how many of really ask ourselves what it is that we really want? Sometimes life seems like it is just one long tunnel of social agreements. We go to school, college, university. We go on to get a ´good´ job, we find a partner, we wed. We aim to get a promotion, a higher salary, a foot on the property ladder. Next come the kids...