Going to new places makes it challenging to continue environmentally conscious practices. Here are some items that have helped us live lighter on the earth.
Visiting areas of water scarcity in South America, and specifically Bolivia, has underscored the value of the “liquid gold” that sustains all life.
We expected our time in Bolivia to be a cultural experience. But we didn’t expect to be immersed in dog society — or an emerging brand of green conservatism.
Before we laid eyes on it, the Andes already took on a mythic quality in our family’s imagination. Our transcontinental journey only deepens our respect.
Where to get gourmet groceries in this remote Chilean town.
You probably know little about Uruguay. I sure didn’t. We just spent two weeks in this small agrarian country. This was our experience.
Principle #6 in permaculture is “Produce no waste.” We saw this (imperfectly) lived out at an Argentine permaculture project.
We were the first family to stay at the newly constructed Ecolodge at Eco Caminhos. In this video, our family is interviewed about the experience.
Our time at Quinta Esencia gave us a richer understanding of permaculture and how these projects operate. Here are my main takeaways.