Category: Reflections

Lessons from a remote Mountain Community

On this journey we take the roads less travelled to find an answer to the question: How do we want to live our life? Is a life closer to nature and to people something for us? A great reason to stay a little longer at places where people do so. In Tajikistan we hiked into a remote mountain valley where a few families live in a community, close to nature. It was amazing to see and experience how they have a real self sufficient system together. Read the full story! We are in the far and remote Pamir mountains...

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From City Life to Organic Farm

With the Circumbendibus project we are looking for “the holy grail of living” and we like to share this quest with you. We think that for us two important ingredients are to live closer to each other and more back to basic. On this journey we visit all kinds of people that either choose to live this way or have been living this way all their lives. Before we’ve shared their stories with you by text and photos, this time we will try it with a video! We’ve visited Tyanne and Jean-Mi in Bretagne, France. A couple who moved...

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Kyrgyzstan – The Tale of Manas

We have been almost three months in Kyrgyzstan all together. But we still didn’t fell in love with the country, like so many other travellers did. The nature is beautiful and mountains are everywhere: 90% of the country is above 1.500 meter. But the culture is a little rough: it is not always easy to get into contact with people. And our first bad experience while wild camping doesn’t help (link). Why does it feel so different here than in the neighbouring countries? In the typical small provincial town of Kochkor in the North of Kyrgyzstan, we meet Samat....

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