The ancient practice of whirling in trance to connect with the highest energy, derived from Persia. The so called Sufis established a school of wisdom, where whirling was part of their tradition. They had to flee and went to Konya in Turkey in the 13th century. One of their teacher was #Rumi, an enlightened poet, […]
Nature created the most beautiful landscapes. Particularly rocks are impressive. So called geoparks have been established around the world in areas with especially huge or unusual rock formations. In these open-air museums, children can experience the forces of nature directly and learn everything about the origins of the region and the earth. Most parks are […]
There is nothing more fascinating than looking into space and exploring the universe. For children planetariums and observatories are the best places to enlarge their horizons. In the halls there are often exhibitions which introduce you to the cosmic experience like the light shows. There you can learn everything about the origin of our universe, […]
There is nothing more enriching to experience new cultures, especially when the people still live a traditional life and follow their own philosophy. For example, you can get to know real Navajo Indians on a horseback ride in Monument Valley in the USA. They rent horses or sell selfmade handicrafts. They are extremely friendly and happy […]
There is nothing more enriching than getting to know new cultures, especially when they still live traditionally with their own philosophy. For example, you can book workshops directly with the Aborigines. You can learnspecific art techniques or simply study their view of life.
Do you live in the city and have one or more dogs? Do them a favor and let them run through untouched nature (not during close time where birds and other animals have babies). There are forests and meadows everywhere outside the city. If your dog is healthy, hiking in the mountains is also a […]
Children should know the natural environment of wild animals. A visit to wildlife parks, where the animals still live more or less in their natural environment and where breeding and species protection is practiced, is of course best. Admission to the park also finances the keeping of the animals. https://wildlifesos.org/
A walk in a recreated medieval village will help children to understand more about human history. You can see how people lived and worked. A guided tour may also informs you about the needs and worries of our anchestors. https://museumsdorf-hoesseringen.de/
Museums are the best place to expand your horizon, especially for children. Some of them are incredibly great and interesting like the Ethnographic Museum in Vienna, now called the World Museum. This is all about human history with breathtaking archaeological finds of our ancestors from different parts of the world.
Silence and time for meditation. Living without cell phone, computer and the noise of the city. A monastery in the countryside is the best place for a reset. This was known by the old monks all over the world, whether in India, Tibet or Germany. http://www.thiksay.org/