Awake in the Wild, Patagonia, Argentina
- Earthship Patagonia
- Earthship Patagonia Calle Azcuenaga 754, El Bolson R8430CKP
- Nov 25 - Dec 5, 2018 (11 days)
- USD 260 -1060 (Prices exclude travel and insurance and vary with options for staying between 2 and 10 days)
Do you love nature? Are you interested in mindfulness and well-being? Patagonia is undoubtedly one of the wildest places on the planet - the perfect location to effortlessly experience the restorative powers of the natural world and Earthship Patagonia, eco-lodge and sustainability centre, is the ideal place to explore our relationship with nature and learn how we can live in harmony with the natural world we are all integrally part of.
Being mindful of life within us and around us is the secret to greater happiness, enjoyment, and peace. It’s also vital if we are to develop a more sustainable, kinder world for ourselves and all the living things we share the planet with.
This retreat will involve hikes through lush forests, past waterfalls and swims in pristine mountain lakes as well as meditations, sensory games and group discussions to inspire you to notice, enjoy, explore what it feels like to be alive, part of our natural world. The warm late spring evenings will also be the opportunity to share your experiences over cosy campfires at the Earthship Patagonia with new friends!
Each day of the retreat will explore different aspects of mindfulness practice and of our relationship with nature and experiences of the wild - with the opportunity to experience different landscapes and habitats in and around the eco-lodge. There will also be plenty of free time for you to explore and enjoy the surroundings at your leisure - or just relax and read a book surrounded by the sounds of nature.
More details here: http://mindfulness-of-nature.com/awake-in-the-wild-at-earthship-patagonia-argentina/
Nature isn't a place to visit, it is home Gary Snyder
- Daily mindfulness workshops (meditations, discussions, games) led by Claire Thompson, author of Mindfulness and the Natural World and The Art of Mindful Birdwatching
- Guided hikes around the beautiful forests and mountains surrounding El Bolson
- Swims in lakes and lagoons
- Set in the heart of Patagonia, one of the wildest places on Earth
- Delicious home-cooked, fresh organic food
- Opportunity to experience a huge diversity of fauna and flora
- Hosted by Earthship Patagonia ecolodge and sustainability project
Venue HighlightsThis retreat will be hosted by Earthship Patagonia – a beautiful ecolodge situated in the mellow village of El Bolsón at the foot of the Piltriquitron Mountain surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Earthship Patagonia is the result of dreams, hard work and huge innovation and creativity pursued by our host, Trenton Doyle and many of his friends from around the world – passionate about holistic self-care and environmental stewardship. Built in 2015 during a Global Academy Session with Earthship Biotecture, Earthship Patagonia offers visitors and locals of Argentine Patagonia the opportunity to live a wholesome live close with nature, while respecting the natural cycles that have made us human. The center provides a nourishing environment for wellness excursions and retreats that seek to deepen our connection with the natural world.
Solar panels, integrated water recycling, upcycled building materials, stunning adobe finishing, and an advanced passive solar thermal design for temperature regulation combine to offer you one of the most eco-conscious stays you can imagine. The design of the lodge focuses on green community living and supplying a healthy and holistic setting for its visitors without compromising on quality and comfort.
- Free Wifi
ScheduleExample daily schedule (flexible)
Mindfulness of Nature workshop (meditations, games, discussions)
Hike/Swim in the Lakes
Free time /Evening meditation
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
Menu/CuisineMeals at the lodge are all fresh, organic and local ingredients – with many of them directly sourced from their very own on-site organic garden!
AccommodationsThe Earthship offers eco-chic accommodation in shared or private rooms in a revolutionary Earthship and yurts.
DirectionsThere are frequent daily buses which can take you to el Bolsón from towns nearby and further afield (including only a 2 hour bus ride from Bariloche).
If you fly into Buenos Aires, you can catch an internal flight (approx 3 hours) to Bariloche and a local bus to el Bolsón.