A Wonderful Day In India - Or So It Seems Even in a neighbourhood that you think you know, there can be surprises hiding in every corner. I learned this because the other day, we went to a Hare Krishna ashram and found something incredible right next to the school I used to … Continue reading Hare Krishna
How many of you have wanted to sail into the unknown and discover hidden tropical islands just like pirates used to do? Britta Slippens is a modern day pirate and has been sailing around Indonesia for around 20 years. She raised her children in the pristine waters and on white sand beaches sipping coconuts fresh … Continue reading Britta’s Boat
Indonesia - and even the whole world - is polluted with dumping places and burning pits. Just outside Sanur, a province in Bali, is a huge dumping place that is connected to to the ocean and pollutes everything around it. When I drive on the main road with the motorbike, it makes me want to throw … Continue reading The World of Trash
If anyone reading this has been to or lives in Bali, Indonesia you probably know that rice plays an extremely important role in the Balinese culture, but is growing rice worth it economically? Rice is not only used as food in Bali, it has many intriguing uses in the culture and is an iconic part of the landscape. … Continue reading Rice or Flowers?
During our “One Mile Deep - Sibang Kaja” learning period, we went on a little adventure to see what was happening around the village. Sitting in the back of the Kul Kul Farm truck, the Earth Bound team set off to a Biogas farm just around the corner from Green School. We smelt the cows … Continue reading Biogas in Bali
I was heartbroken to look down to see a river so repulsive; it had trash of all shapes and sizes flowing through the murky water. The voice of the river rang out clear and strong. It was not singing, it was screaming. People hunched over to pick up the garbage with their bare hands, then … Continue reading Mr. Trash Wheel
How can we change the mindset of people to think in a more sustainable way and how can we transform trash into a normal everyday thing? This was the first question that entered everyone's mind the day we were told we were going to collect trash from the beach and then make it into … Continue reading One Girl’s Trash is Another Girl’s Fashion