It was a couple of weeks ago. I was about to melt away in Andalusia, Spain when I got my ticket to Edinburgh.
Does this look like a Buddhist Meditation Center to you? No? Well, it didn’t look like it to me either, especially after being at so many different Buddhist monasteries and temples in countries like Taiwan, Japan, and Thailand, just to name a few. That probably is because this place used to be a hotel, and…
On my last post, I said I was going to Marbella. But I ended up going to Fuengirola instead, which -of course- wasn’t part of my plans —this nomadic life keeps surprising me!!!
Mijas is one of those places I didn’t know about and didn’t expect to visit at all. But last week I had 2 days off right after arriving at my second Helpx stop -the Kadampa Meditation Center in Málaga- and some people here recommended me to go to Mijas.
Have you heard about Alozaina, a little white town in Andalusia? I hadn’t. And I just looked it on the map a few of weeks ago when I decided to go there for a Helpx adventure at a family eco farm.
When I decided to come do some Helpx around this area of the map (west of Málaga city), I wasn’t thinking much about the sightseeing aspect of my stay. Generally speaking -in my experience, that is- when traveling with Helpx you don’t get to stay at the most popular traveling places in the world. Instead, you…
Do you have a traveling bucket list? If you do, I’m sure El Burgo is not on it. The best part of visiting El Burgo was swimming in El Dique, and the rest of the time I spent there can be summarized as a loooong wait for the bus to get back to Alozaina.
I’ve been on the road for a week now, and yesterday was my first day off from my Helpx duties. Since I’ve been very busy planning my next moves I hadn’t even thought about taking time off, but my hosts encouraged me to go out for the day.
I’m doing it again! If you have followed my blog and read some of my previous posts, you probably got my message: I was eager to travel again.
It was about this time of the year. Three years ago, R and I left Taiwan to travel and volunteer trough Helpx. We wanted to travel. But we wanted to do it differently. We wanted to somehow help the locals, to give something back to the people of the places we would visit. Something more…