Damanhur is a “Federation of Communities” at the foot of the Alps in northern Italy. Since the 1970’s they have been building an alternative culture, passionately incorporating esoteric research, complex social innovation, and beautiful art works into all aspects of life. I visited on invitation from a young Damanhurian whom I met at the GEN+20 Summit, skill-trading for room and board in one of the oldest family houses of the sprawling ecovillage. My experience was at Damanhur was multi-layered, expectedly Weird, and sometimes surprisingly mundane.
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The Barton Journey — An Overview
EcoTexan — Wales »»»»»»» Portland
It’s been a year since I left Austin on June 19th, 2015. If I could write all the Issues between then and now, there is so much I would write…
ZEGG — An EcoTexan Tour
This past November I visited ZEGG Gemeinschaft in beautiful Autumn-flavored Deutschland for a 10-day service program, full of wood-chopping, sauerkraut-making, slick ecovillage tech, and more.
London Feels Like
Smattering of poetry I wrote in a London coffee shop during my Barton Journey
EcoTexan — Findhorn » Wales
Chronicling my July travels at Findhorn Ecovillage, the dynamic duo Común Tierra, and Trees for Life.
EcoTexan — Austin » Iceland » Findhorn
I began an exciting Journey in June. Here’s the scoop…
GEN+20 Summit – An EcoTexan’s View
A few perspectives from my experience of the 20th Annual Global Ecovillage Network Summit at Findhorn Ecovillage in Scotland.
#SXSW Photowalk 03/13/15
The pattern of people, glass and clouds…