Our Little Thing - Creating A Sustainable Lifestyle In Patagonia

Creación de un estilo de vida sostenible en Patagonia  パタゴニアでサステイナブルな暮らし作り

June 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Winter has come to Patagonia and We have a fire place!! パタゴニアは本格的に冬の到来

パタゴニアは本格的に冬の到来です。雪が山を降りてきて、水溜りに氷が張り、大きな霜柱が立つようになりました。

霜柱を踏みながら歩くのは、本当に久しぶり!楽しくてわくわくする。。。のですが、アースバックホームは壁の材料になっている土が凍ってしまわないようにしなければなりません!

Winter has come to Patagonia. Snow is getting closer, ice in the pond, and big frost on the ground. It is fun walking on the frost, but it is not good for the earthbag walls because they might…

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Added by Konomi Kikuchi on June 22, 2010 at 9:29pm — 5 Comments

THE HOME COMING - VALLE QUINTO PART 2

Gualdo (Lucio's brother) leads the way to Lucio"s farm where we will spend the night

LUCIO'S OLD HOUSE

Lucio's House

The trip to the valley was a thank you to Mayumi who came all the way from Japan and…

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Added by Paul Coleman on June 22, 2010 at 8:38pm — 1 Comment

VISITING OUR 4 HECTARE PATCH OF HEAVEN IN VALLE QUINTO

WALKINGTHE LAND WITH FORMER OWNER AND NEIGHBOUR VICTOR HUGO AND HIS WIFE

Some of our… Continue

Added by Paul Coleman on June 22, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

VISIT TO VALLE QUINTO - THE FIFTH VALLEY

This horse just came wandering over

Our second piece of land is fifteen kilometers or an hours a drive, two river crossings, one by boat, the other on a 28 meter log, and an hour and a halfs hike.

We share the entire magnificent valley with just a few families, four glaciers, two crystal clear rivers, countless streams, sheep, goats, horses, cows, forests and…

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Added by Paul Coleman on June 22, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

MELIMOYO

When the clouds clear melimoyo appears and allways the picture looks different. Now we have a roof and walls and temporary doors and windows we're sleeping a few nights week on the land - and enjoying every minute. Konomi is plastering, I'm wood working, and…

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Added by Paul Coleman on June 21, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

THE MAGICAL TINY WORLD ON OUR LAND

At least once a week I walk over to the magical little spot we've discovered growing on our land and always I am amazed at the Earth's intricate life and beauty.

Added by Paul Coleman on June 12, 2010 at 9:18pm — 1 Comment

Spiky Plants Spearfull Landings

The micro world always reminds me of the macro and from little plants like this I can easily visualise a planet with the most awesome defence

Same species different time of life.

It's easy tp see why these things stick to your clothes and they must be extremely dangerous for an insect to land on.

Pictures taken…

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Added by Paul Coleman on June 3, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

FULL MOON VOLCANO

Melimoyo Volcano and the Palena River lit by an autumn full moon on a bitterly cold night. As seen from our land. This photo took around 30 seconds to expose and the white spots are stars moving through the night sky.

Added by Paul Coleman on June 1, 2010 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

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