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A day with the Maleku community in Costa Rica

The Malekus are the smallest indigenous community of Costa Rica and have preserved their traditions for 4,000 years until today. Visiting this indigenous community has been one of the best experiences in Costa Rica for me, a community that lives in a respectful way with the...
ocean and pyrenees in france

Where the Ocean meets the Pyrenees…

There is a local area in France where the land, the sea and the mountains are one. This area goes beyond the border on the other side of the Pyrenees in Spain and which is called Basque Country. This part of France is located in the department of “Pyrénées-Atlantiques”. Names...
Bellever Tor view Dartmoor

Hiking in Dartmoor: Scenery and archaelogical sites in one trip

I was asked by EcoMind Travel to plan a weekend walk on Dartmoor for their guests who were spending Friday finding out about Transition Town Totnes. I love a challenge like that: to come up with a route that incorporates the most interesting of Dartmoor scenery possible and also...
ESTC logo

Ecotourism and sustainable tourism

Every year the International Ecotourism Society (TIES) organizes an Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) to offer learning and networking opportunities. This year the conference took place in Quito (Ecuador) and it happened last week (27th-30th April). It brought...
fields Ladakh

Ladakh: The kingdom of the mountains in India

Ladakh is maybe the most unknown place in India and one of the most impressive ones for its beauty and for its cultural diversity. Located between the borders of Pakistan and China, in the Norwest end of India, we find a dry and dusty landscape that in the winter is covered in...
Palacio Alhambra Granada

Granada: The encounter of two cultures

Granada is a Muslim and Christian city. The encounter between these two strong cultures translated into a special life style, food, customs and landscapes. This is called the Andalusi legacy that is very present in its people. It gives them a special character and makes them to...
View of Totnes Devon

Totnes: sustainability and alternative life in England

This is an article dedicated to the place where I live these days: Totnes. I did not come here by chance, I heard many good things about this place in the past and it was in my mind to come one day. One of the reasons I came here is because Totnes is pioneer in the moveme...
Vatnajökull glacier Iceland

Driving through the South of Iceland: Glaciers and waterfalls

From Reykajvik, you can discover lots of beautiful places going towards the South Coast. The best way to travel is by hiring a van and enjoying the adventure. The landscape is amazing and the daylight is so special. The best time of year to visit is from June to August when there...