My journey in Bordeaux started when i took a bus from Paris to Bordeaux. It was 8 hours bus. I chose bus simply because its cheaper than train. Indeed, it was a good decision. I met my first stranger here. Let’s call him Paul. He said “Hi” to me in French, then I asked if he spoke English. He did. He was Canadian who live in Quebec – a city that spoke Quebec French in Canada. I knew about Quebec because […]
Village des Pruniers or Plum Village in English is a mindfulness practice centre in Southwest France. It is led by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered throughout the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling writings on mindfulness and peace. He was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Dr Martin Luther King Jr. in 1967. If you want to know more about Plum Village and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, you can visit […]
Here I am, at the end of my grand trip in circling Europe for 67 days. It started on 25th October 2016 and it ends today, 31st December 2016. Why 31st December? It’s because it’s the more dramatic way to end 2016 like this. Apparently I have a bit of drama queen character inside me. I am sitting alone in middle of Brioche Doree in Charles de Gaulles Airport Terminal 1 with plenty other travelers who also travel in New […]
“I never know that i can see Eiffel Tower in totally different way. Not as an iconic skyscraper, but a natural beauty, a merge of human touch and mother earth.” by .runa.