Month: July,2017

European Communities at the Ängsbacka conference

European Communities at the Ängsbacka conference

30/07/2017 No Comment
On Monday afternoon representatives from the various Ecovillages in Europe presented their projects in the open area next to the big tent. A colorful, inspiring and lively event with many interested visitors from outside. GEN Europe
Short nights

Short nights

30/07/2017 No Comment
I woke up at 4 in the morning, and it was already bright daylight outside. Does one get to see stars at night here at all? It never got dark enough before I went to bed. Every morning at 7 we could chose from between different workshops, like hatha yoga, voice yoga, gentle dance or
It never rains, but…

It never rains, but…

30/07/2017 No Comment
… it pours. Sunday 16th, the first  real Conference day, and it was pouring from the skies like in monsoon in India (but colder than there). I had the feeling that I will never get dry again. People in tents got soaked and had to flee into the buildings, were they spend the night in dormitories.
Arriving In Ängsbacka

Arriving In Ängsbacka

30/07/2017 No Comment
Ängsbacka is a beautiful peaceful place.( http://en.angsbacka.se/) They have held conferences, festivals and others events for 21 years, and Global Ecovillage Network has its 21st anniversary of their European annual conference — what a nice synchronicity! Upon arriving at first I felt a bit shy with all the new faces, but after some friendly conversations I quickly started to
Departure

Departure

15/07/2017 No Comment
After several months of research and preparation, finally the day has come when my travel adventures begin. Today I’m heading to Ängsbacka in Sveden to attend the European Ecovillage Conference 2017 where I will be giving a presentation on the Community Research Project and hope to do a lot of networking. As I was about to leave