Hibernation: Day 3 – Earth Day

It came early in the morning and out of a sudden. When bowls of porage were getting empty, and bellies started to feel up with joy, the darkness laid upon them. Some thought it was an accidental bump into the light switch, but no. Electricity was out, and candles quickly crawled on the table. With darkness in the room and light in everyones hearts, all … Continue reading Hibernation: Day 3 – Earth Day

Hibernation: Day 2 – Mantra & Awareness

At 8 a.m. snoring stopped and everyone crawled out of their beds, so they won’t miss out breakfast. No one was in the hurry for mornings sandwiches as if they knew that everyone will be coming down at their own pace. When the breakfast was over, it was time to get to know each other – more personally. All twenty beautiful souls gathered into the … Continue reading Hibernation: Day 2 – Mantra & Awareness

Hibernation: Day 1 – Arrival

When the train with the 20 international participants in the Hibernation youth exchange reached Tukums, the participants were welcomed by the breeze of Latvian winter and the people behind the project. Rota, Kristaps, and Laura, the three lovely souls who had put months of hard work and inspiration into the creation of the project greeted everyone and handed them fresh apples. Their wide smiles left … Continue reading Hibernation: Day 1 – Arrival