The day the shops closed. A food forager’s journey. Day 2

But breakfast first. After yesterday’s escapades (scroll down to read all about them) I expected to be ravenous in the morning. But quiet the opposite happened, I wasn’t hungry at all. I went foraging on an empty stomach and when the yearning for breakfast arrived, I simply turned to some very sweet and ripe papaya…

The day the shops closed: A food forager’s journey. Day 1

I’ve been a keen forager for a long time. To aimlessly wander and pick up roots and shoots, leaves and fruit, it’s my ultimate pastime. I’m realizing more and more that even organic farming has an element of aggression to it, especially when it relies heavily on soil amendments and human inputs to produce food….

Bali in 2015. Dragon flies v.s. Tequila Sunrise?

Bali is one of the world’s most popular and mesmerizing tourist destinations. Some question how this small yet significant island manages to stay upright under pressure of the millions of visitors it attracts every year. The dark side of leaky sewage systems, plastic bottles and bad air are a reality. Where did it all start?…