The next step in the process of development for Tierra Del Sueno is getting the GPS surveying done. We had a surveyor from Managua come out and put in permanent concrete markers as well as confirming the boundaries of the … Continue reading
We were headed down to Southern Nicaragua to check out Rancho Santana and talk about possibly using it as a location for an upcoming women’s surf and yoga retreat. The drive usually takes about 6 hours but we wanted to … Continue reading
Check out a few clips of Holly Beck surfing in Nicaragua in Nov/Dec 2011. Good times, great waves, so much fun!
Holly Beck – InnerViews from http://www.KORDUROY.tv on Vimeo. Check out Holly talking about growing up in Palos Verdes, CA, learning to surf, falling in and out of love with competing, moving to Central America, pumping a well for water, and … Continue reading
I came across this video on a friend’s blog and was completely inspired to pack a thick wetsuit, head up to Vancouver island and look for land with big trees and a backyard forest.
While trying to install our signal booster antennae on our new house, we heard a buzzing and came across a buzzing mess lurking under the palm fronds. Kim grabbed a plastic bag and I got in place with the camera. … Continue reading
What is this magical product that I found at the Real Goods Solar Living Institute? Watch the video below to find out…
A video summary of shopping for the eucalyptus posts that will become the pillars for our cabana in Nicaragua.
Posted in Green Building and Bamboo, Nicaragua, Videos
Tagged building in nicaragua, cabana, el coco loco, eucalyptus, hip e habitat, hip-ehabitat, hipehabitat, hippie habitat, holly beck, kim obermeyer, nicaragua, permaculture, sustainable living
Whether you compare the color to Shrek, the Jolly Green Giant, or halloween-costume witch face paint, the color of the Ceibo tree is impressive. We wanted to try to harvest some seeds to bring back to Nicaragua and went on … Continue reading
We are constantly on the hunt for good land for sale. When a too-good-to-be-true ad for a big piece of cheap land led us down ever-narrowing roads, we got out and started walking, admiring the plant life along the way.
Hiking through permaculture farms and admiring bamboo structures makes one quite thirsty. Usually, quality hoppy libations are inaccessible in Latin America, which is why we were so ecstatic to happen upon Cafe Flor and Roche’s Brewery in Canoa, Ecuador. We’d … Continue reading
Posted in Eat drink and be merry, Ecuador, Videos
Tagged beer, brandon roche, cafe flor, canoa, ecuador, good, growler fill, hefeweizen, hipehabitat, hippie habitat, holly beck, kim obermeyer, roche's brewery
While visiting the Rio Muchacho farm we met a silvaculturalist (tree specialist) named Noah who suggested we check out the Jama-Coque Ecological Reserve. He gave us some vague directions and we followed a dirt road through some squishy mud, left … Continue reading
Holly Beck and Kim Obermeyer tour the Rio Muchacho Organic Farm in Ecuador, milking cows to make cheese, carving mate bowls, climbing huge trees, and checking out the bamboo structures. http://www.riomuchacho.com
Holly and Kim in Thailand, hanging out at the Koh Ra Ecolodge and cruising Phuket.
We like to explore. Without endless amounts of time, sometimes the best way to see what’s out there is to drive the coast, hike a bit, look for creatures, and not worry about knowing exactly where we will end up. … Continue reading