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Love, learn and create.
I want to participate in making this world better. I am trying to live a life that respects nature, be connected to the earth, nature and its inhabitants, be aware of my "cultural and social glasses" and live a simple life in solidarity with my fellow human beings.
Life is all about humans. I want to make meaningful relationships with the people I cross paths with.
"Live simply so that others can simply live." (Mahatma Gandhi)
“The greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone. Hence the futility of revolutionaries who have no gardens, who depend on the very system they attack, and who produce words and bullets, not food and shelter.” (Bill Mollison, founder of Permaculture)
"All the world's problems can be solved in a garden." (Bill Mollison)
“Sitting at our back doorsteps, all we need to live a good life lies about us. Sun, wind, people, buildings, stones, sea, birds and plants surround us. Cooperation with all these things brings harmony, opposition to them brings disaster and chaos.” (Bill Mollison)
“If you only do one thing, collect rainwater...” (Bill Mollison)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I have surfed couches in a number of different places, and almost all of these experiences have left me in awe. Not only have I made friendships that will last a lifetime, but also did these encounters show that we do have a reason to have faith in humanity, and that is just wonderful.
Permaculture, Intentional Communities, Eco Villages, Simplicity & Modesty, Nature, Books, (Urban) Gardens, Vegetables & Fruits, (Medical) Herbs, Plants, Ecological Building, Carpentry, Crafts, Cooking, Languages, Hiking, Biking, Yoga, Hitchhiking, Non-Violent Communication, Left-Wing Ideas, Sustainable Solutions, Global History, Latin America
- intentional communities
- building with straw and clay
Music, Movies, and Books
I barely watch TV, but the list of books I want to read keeps on growing.
Vladimir Lenin — The State and Revolution
Vladimir Lenin — Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism
Friedrich Engels — The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State
Erich Fromm — The Sane Society
Erich Fromm — Man for Himself. An Inquiry into Psychology of Ethics
Erich Fromm — The Art of Loving
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I AM living, isn't that already one amazing thing?
Hitchhiked 3000 kms through Argentina...
Teach, Learn, Share
I would love to share my time and attention with you.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Argentina, France, Germany, Iceland