After the fires

Background This year, Portugal has as usual suffered from innumerable fires. Some had natural causes, linked to how dry the year has been, and others were initiated by human intervention – whether unintentional (such as a government worker cleaning the side of the road, his blade hitting a rock and creating a spark, and voila) […]

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Building muscles in Uruguay, one smile at a time

Up in the hills outside of Rocha, a small town North East of Uruguay’s capital Montevideo, sits what looks like a hobbit house. Three geodesic domes built of wood, mud, and thatch sit overlooking a gently sloping piece of land called “Tierra Alegre” or “Happy Earth”. This is Juli and Libre’s little piece of paradise. […]

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Weekend escapade aux US : Detroit

Avant notre grand départ, nous désirions faire une dernière escapade dans un coin des US qu’on ne connaissait pas. Shahnaz connaissait déjà Chicago où elle va régulièrement pour le boulot mais pas moi. C’est apparemment une très belle ville mais bon, à part quelques particularités, certainement une autre métropole nord-américaine. Nous avons finalement opté pour […]

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