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  • Mike on the move… « Greenheart Voyagers
    looked after in the cordial way the Madrileños are second to none at A future entry will detail the occasion in all its glory but I must keep moving lest this blog go off track However my kindest thanks must go to Laura and Emanuel from the CCI whom I met in Madrid for a fabulous lunch and mission meeting Thanks to them this adventure of discovery is happening de verdad See more about the CCI s projects at cci exchange com Off to Finca Santa Marta Extremadura With an early start and pick up by Finca staff member Anna and her boyfriend Ricardo I m lucky to be driven to my next destination in luxury Finca Santa Marta stork s nest Finca Santa Marta is a converted olive oil mill now a charming rustic country hotel around 2 5 hours drive from Madrid Its settings are incredible with stunning views of surrounding hills skies that sing with birds olive and cherry trees in the gardens and tons of grape vines I ve visited many times before but not for a couple of years and it is great being back and chatting with the hosts and lovely staff there Highly recommended for a visit spring time perhas being the most glorious More info at fincasantamarta com I shall be posting more about the Finca soon Next stop deeper Extremadura Avanza bus Trujillo to Cáceres Just 3 19 for the 45min journey Change at bus station to Felix Magro bus Cáceres to Valencia de Alcántara around 8 a pleasant Extremeño town with tree lined plazas and friendly locals Met by my hosts Wim and Yvon and tucked into cañas y tapas at the grand bar restaurante El Tabú All buen rollo with the locals and much inviting of beer whilst the free tapas traditional aperitivos of the area were thrown at us We then head to nearby La Casiñas small villlage where Wim and Yvon reside Feeding the horses The next morning it s off to feed the horses and dogs at my hosts rented piece of land a few kilometers from Las Casiñas The routine includes filling up with all the water the animals will need that day from the local fuente of the village Occasionally the water gets used by the women of the village to wash their clothes contaminating the source and meaning a journey for Wim and Yvon to another village to fill up Sadly traditions are still strong here and locals don t realise the damage they are doing At least some signage could be put in place to advise they do otherwise After feeding we head for the plot of land my friends have bought As we walk to the place we re treated to stunning views all around and a great many vultures soar from giant granite boulders astride the hills the plains stretching towards the twinkling Alburquerque in the distance and the wonderful green and blue land sky contrast as another dry and

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  • 2012 « Greenheart Voyagers
    is due Here our brother tells us how it happened Time to practise your Spanish readers Mariano cuenta read on January 11th 2013 Category 2012 Greenheart People Comments are closed Guatemala Belize Peru and Bolivia GH Travellers in Panajachel Guatemala Another milestone in this amazing journey has been achieved as I scribe this entry from Cochabamba in Bolivia having met up once again with fellow Greenheart traveller Mariano at the house of our Cochabamba friends Claudia and Mauro So it s time to rewind it s been a loooong time and read on December 18th 2012 Category 2012 Belize Bolivia Ecological place Greenheart People Guatemala Peru Comments are closed Mexico Greenheart shines again The Greenheart Travellers with students from Palenque University 2012 in Mexico And then they were five The arrival of Karen and Lilly in Cancún to join us three was a joyous moment and was suitably celebrated at the wonderful Quetzal Hostel There was much to catch up on and a great deal of excitement read on November 23rd 2012 Category 2012 Greenheart People Mexico Comments are closed Cancun revisited 2012 Greetings from the tropics 2012 es familia A true honor and pleasure to be on the trails to 2012 s amazing adventures once more suitably energized Ibiza d up and radiating the love peace laughter at all moments possible Taking things up a couple of dimensions this time we re five Greenheart Travellers and in a short read on October 26th 2012 Category 2012 Mexico Comments are closed 2012 Forum launched Updates to this blog are on their way soon Meanwhile there is now a discussion Forum online to discuss all things 2012 Check it out register and participate at forum 2012 es See you there November 16th 2010 Tags 2012 Category 2012 Leave a comment Top

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  • Arizona « Travelling Greenheart Mike
    America for more than a week huh Really Yeah Oh my gosh In summary a wonderful retreat and a great pleasure to be able to participate Big thanks to Emanuel and Laura and all at CCI who made it a memorable and highly read on May 2nd 2010 Category Arizona Greenheart Hiking Leave a comment Top Supporters CCI Greenheart Ibiza La Finca Santa Marta The Macleod Clan Search the site

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  • Barking! « Travelling Greenheart Mike
    our experiences so far Kimuka Primary School Maasailand Kenya Sarah tells us what s been happening with the veg garden Lettuce Look early days and we re checking out the garden Kids read on December 4th 2011 Category Barking Ecological place Greenheart Greenheart People Hiking Kenya Leave a comment California Beaming Heading for the beach at Santa Monica LA USA Ahh Los Angeles OMG So back to civilization of sorts and I was pleased to arrive safely and happily in the liberal land of USA so as to enjoy my first time in California I had booked a two nighter at the H I Santa Monica www hiusa org read on April 25th 2010 Category Barking Los Angeles Leave a comment Coats and hats on folks this is Chicago Andrea and Mike in chilly Chicago I d be looking forward for ages to visiting the immense city of Chicago and it did not disappoint I was fortunate to be extremely well looked after by the CCI Greenheart Chicago family and had a fantastic time in the windy city despite the arctic read on January 12th 2010 Category Barking Chicago Greenheart Leave a comment Top Supporters CCI Greenheart Ibiza La Finca

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  • Belize « Travelling Greenheart Mike and Company
    having met up once again with fellow Greenheart traveller Mariano at the house of our Cochabamba friends Claudia and Mauro So it s time to rewind it s been a loooong time and tell the tales of what happened read on December 18th 2012 Category 2012 Belize Bolivia Ecological place Greenheart People Guatemala Peru Comments are closed Top Supporters CCI Greenheart Ibiza La Finca Santa Marta The Macleod Clan Search

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  • Bolivia « Greenheart Voyagers
    where are the Greenheart Adventurers now Karen and Mike are now back in Europe and will soon head for Ibiza Leesa remains in Mexico and will read on January 31st 2013 Category Bolivia Ecological place Greenheart People Comments are closed Cochabamba to Samaipata Bolivia The new house at La Vispera Samaipata Bolivia Earthship techniques Leaving Bolivia s chilly altiplano heights of La Paz and arriving in the pleasant climes of the city of Cochabamba was where we last left you dear reader This entry deals with the following weeks to the end of 2012 a truly remarkable year read on December 31st 2012 Category Bolivia Ecological place Wwoofing Comments are closed Guatemala Belize Peru and Bolivia GH Travellers in Panajachel Guatemala Another milestone in this amazing journey has been achieved as I scribe this entry from Cochabamba in Bolivia having met up once again with fellow Greenheart traveller Mariano at the house of our Cochabamba friends Claudia and Mauro So it s time to rewind it s been a loooong time and read on December 18th 2012 Category 2012 Belize Bolivia Ecological place Greenheart People Guatemala Peru Comments are closed Top Supporters CCI Greenheart Ibiza La Finca Santa Marta The

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  • Chicago « Travelling Greenheart Mike
    the Greenheart CCI event Living La Vida Verde read on June 28th 2010 Category Chicago Uncategorized Leave a comment Coats and hats on folks this is Chicago Andrea and Mike in chilly Chicago I d be looking forward for ages to visiting the immense city of Chicago and it did not disappoint I was fortunate to be extremely well looked after by the CCI Greenheart Chicago family and had a

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  • Ecological place « Greenheart Voyagers
    up to in Samaipata Bolivia in January 2013 So where are the Greenheart Adventurers now Karen and Mike are now back in Europe and will soon head for Ibiza Leesa remains in Mexico and will read on January 31st 2013 Category Bolivia Ecological place Greenheart People Comments are closed Cochabamba to Samaipata Bolivia The new house at La Vispera Samaipata Bolivia Earthship techniques Leaving Bolivia s chilly altiplano heights of La Paz and arriving in the pleasant climes of the city of Cochabamba was where we last left you dear reader This entry deals with the following weeks to the end of 2012 a truly remarkable year read on December 31st 2012 Category Bolivia Ecological place Wwoofing Comments are closed Guatemala Belize Peru and Bolivia GH Travellers in Panajachel Guatemala Another milestone in this amazing journey has been achieved as I scribe this entry from Cochabamba in Bolivia having met up once again with fellow Greenheart traveller Mariano at the house of our Cochabamba friends Claudia and Mauro So it s time to rewind it s been a loooong time and read on December 18th 2012 Category 2012 Belize Bolivia Ecological place Greenheart People Guatemala Peru Comments are closed Kenya Video Clips A variety of short clips taken in and around the mighty Maasailand of Kenya with action from just a few of our experiences so far Kimuka Primary School Maasailand Kenya Sarah tells us what s been happening with the veg garden Lettuce Look early days and we re checking out the garden Kids read on December 4th 2011 Category Barking Ecological place Greenheart Greenheart People Hiking Kenya Leave a comment Yes Kenya With kind thanks to the Laura and Emanuel from Foundation for the Future I am back again in Kenya with Jambo Volunteers www jambovolunteers com after

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