19 months, 558 days… 20 “countries” and 12 different time zones… 7 sailing boats, 19 flight connection, Tens of trains and countless buses… Plus a very special Rickshaw: Delilah! These are only some numbers recalling the incredible adventures of the Wave of Destiny I learned many things from meditation to open my heart to […]
Chapada Diamantina national park: surrounded by nature and majestic cliffs!
After so many nights spent on buses mostly sleeping, reading and writing the seven hours to reach Chapada Diamantina from Salvador de Bahia pass in a blink of an eye. I get off the bus at Palmeiras where a jeep picks me up and in an half hour drive I’m finally at Vale do Capao! […]
Vipassana meditation: what to expect from these 10 days of silence?
Here we are again.. Since my last post when leaving El Bolson and its friends almost a month has passed. Many places and experiences, but one in particular went deep inside me: 10 days retreat to learn Vipassana meditation technique, the same discovered by Buddha over 2500 year ago! The course is starting in a week time near Cordoba, over 1800 Kms drive from El Bolson, but before closing myself in complete silence I have time to visit San Carlos de Bariloche with its mountains and the
I stop here in El Bolson!
“El Bolson te atrapa!” (El Bolson gets you!)It is probably the phrase I heard the most in the last month.. Climbing is one of my passions and thanks to this sport I met incredible friends. One of them apparently moved back from Milano to his home country and town: El Bolson, Argentina. Destiny wants that this little charming town protected by the mountains is on my route North. Fabio and Yen are still travelling with me when we jump off the bus in the centre of El Bolson and receive the best
Living with the Amazon tribe
It takes a while to find the (first) jungle adventure and experience right for me… Already on the taxi the driver talk me through a standard tour offered by the agency he works for: pick up by a touristic mini van to get on a boat that sails up the Rio Negro and get photos with the pink dolphins, one or two nights in a comfortable forest lodge alternated with a night in the jungle an hour walk away from the lodge… Simply not what I’m looking for! It need a bit more than a couple of hours of