Sunday, December 7, 2014
And back in Brazil this time to work with UFMG one of the best univeristies of the country and implement a project in an occupation...
But here we are talking a few thousands people taking in charge a piece of private land, building on it and wanting to leave any more...living with free water and electricity.
Good old Europe, the great waves of october, and an amazing week of teaching in Italian top universities
Prepare some courses in english for Intl Masters in Italy in some of the best universities, to share my research, some of my findings...
After anaconda stories that huge tarantula on my doorstep and a contract on my head it was time to go ...
or you may die!
I came here for a project which i strongly believe in: short impactful pragmatic implementation of waste decentralized management of waste. And it did work, raised a lot of attention and inspired a lot of people.
Yet I am exhausted, in a bad health and need some rest.
I thought that swimming in that beautiful lake in front of Puerto Suarez would help every day to cope with the hammering heat and polvo!
The this old guy came to me after a few days: "Gringo, que estas haciendo? No sabes que hay bichos en la agua aqui!!? Serpientes que vienen a tomar aere... Dos semanas atras un anaconda se comi una vaca aqui en frente!"
That was it, gone my dream to swim every day, to cross the Pantanal...
Those dreams of Anacondas taking me by the throat hunted me for weeks!
Then the sweet tarantula a few weeks later!
Way smaller but just as scary especially in front of your door early morning.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Especially this roller coaster of a week!
Yet I cant say I was really laughing getting out of that bus looking for a taxi in that dump!
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A quick chat with the lovely house guard, a beautiful red 'papagay'!
Then starting the meetings and visits for the projects.
I loved these recycling idea of using old truck tires to set a water tank higher...
And the community oven to make cork bricks...or the permaculture fields, with 'galinas' in the middle to use their compost!
Friday, July 25, 2014
Sleepless nights or long insomnias when I got back to Brazil in may this year!
Monday, July 21, 2014
And of course I was not going to skip what was in the middle: A few days in Paris, to rediscover by velib...
What a dream to ride that big BMW motorbike from one lavender field to another... that was her dream, box ticked!
Managing waste as a resource: economic and policy perspectives in international domains
After a few days of stress and presentations some relaxing times along the cost, in the amazing Venezia...
even though it seems to me more like a Disneyland of the 19th century than a real living city now.
The magic, the romance is still there at every corner, especially if you meet Carlos and Julia who invite you to visit the best pasteries in Venice and sit at sunset time to have a Sprezzi!
We did not even find the "pont des soupirs' no need for the usual tourist traps...
We found so many bridges to sing on, together with our friends... to enjoy the typical ice creams...