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Capturing the essence of Shangri-Lah in Belgium is impossible, but here’s an attempt.

2018-07-14T14:25:38+00:00

Deep in rural Belgium we found a hidden valley: Shangri-Lah. Peter and Mieke turned it into … yes, into what? Words fail to describe. An attempt: Furby meets spirituality meets the Efteling. Or perhaps: a mystical, harmonious valley. But then again, the spiritual vibe here also invited us to meet some of the darker, unharmonious vibes in ourselves. This place strangely touched us. We felt at ease, yet also emotional. We can neither share this experience fully with words, nor with video. If your curiosity is tickled: Go here to stay some nights in a trippy cabin and experience the [...]

Capturing the essence of Shangri-Lah in Belgium is impossible, but here’s an attempt. 2018-07-14T14:25:38+00:00

Building with cob and straw bales at the hobbitstee

2018-06-11T08:51:13+00:00

This sustainable eco house at the Hobbitstee uses mostly locally sourced materials. This is great because it cuts down on transport emissions. We help out for a weekend and learn about cob-plastering. Hobbitstee: https://www.facebook.com/Hobbitstee/ http://www.dehobbitstee.org/ Daan Ooms Ecobouw: https://daanooms.nl/

Building with cob and straw bales at the hobbitstee 2018-06-11T08:51:13+00:00

Hoe wij zelf zonnepanelen op onze camper installeerden

2018-06-30T14:20:34+00:00

Van de zon was geen straal te ontdekken op de dag dat wij onze zonnepanelen gingen installeren. Gelukkig zit er in ons netwerk een vriend met een overdekte werkplaats. Terwijl de regen op het dak kletterde stalden wij ons aangeschafte waar uit om aan de slag te gaan. Een week hiervoor spraken we met Peter de Vries van het bedrijf Independent Solar Solutions. Wij leerden zijn bedrijfje kennen via de zus van Peter, een vriendin van ons. Independent Solar Solutions is gespecialiseerd in zonnepaneel installaties op campers en boten. Het leuke aan deze start-up is dat ze uitgebreide support bieden, [...]

Hoe wij zelf zonnepanelen op onze camper installeerden 2018-06-30T14:20:34+00:00

How we dealt with sustainability dilemmas in our van conversion

2018-05-26T09:02:24+00:00

From the French Morvan with Love, our very first #vanlife vlog! ;-) Hi dear folks! Remember that we’ve announced our crazy plan with a campervan not too long ago? Well, since then we’ve spend many conversations about how we can at one hand convert our van in a sustainable way and at the same time use our short time before departure well by choosing for what’s fast, easy and basic. We’ve learned a lot from this process and feel open to share about our dilemmas and questions along the route of converting our van before we’ve hit the road. So [...]

How we dealt with sustainability dilemmas in our van conversion 2018-05-26T09:02:24+00:00

How a cute wooden trailer and round cozy yurt become neighbours in the meadow

2018-04-03T13:44:45+00:00

See how we help our friend fixing the cute little wooden trailer. And meet Chris to get to know her more back to basic lifestyle living in her Yurt. Together this cozy community brings life back to it's essence.

How a cute wooden trailer and round cozy yurt become neighbours in the meadow 2018-04-03T13:44:45+00:00

Our #1 tip to live more sustainable with very little effort

2018-02-24T10:57:59+00:00

After investing a little bit of your time, you will live greener and more ethical for the rest of your life. What is this magical tip? Watch the video to find out. We followed this tip for ourselves recently and will tell you more about that in a future update.

Our #1 tip to live more sustainable with very little effort 2018-02-24T10:57:59+00:00

Using his creativity Hans turned this ruin into a magical place – ‘De Natuurlijke Tijd’

2018-01-16T19:27:37+00:00

We visit Hans Roverts, who turned a ruin into a magical house using natural and salvaged materials. 'Shortage stimulates creativity' is his motto. He also does initiations to help boys become men. He calls his project 'De Natuurlijke Tijd' or 'Natural Time'. Find Hans on Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/denatuurlijketijd

Using his creativity Hans turned this ruin into a magical place – ‘De Natuurlijke Tijd’ 2018-01-16T19:27:37+00:00

At ECOlonie the urgent need for change starts with sustainable pooping

2017-12-30T17:58:41+00:00

Ecolonie houses a vibrant, ecological community. While cycling through France we came across this fascinating place where co-founder Henk-Jan de Blaauw shared his vision on living in an integrative way. Click here for the website of ECOlonie.

At ECOlonie the urgent need for change starts with sustainable pooping 2017-12-30T17:58:41+00:00