JJ

Founder PermaTree.org, Photography, Permaculture, Off-grid, DIY, Healthy lifestyle.

Insect Hotels

An insect hotel is a man made structure created with natural materials. This is one of the first “permaculture” project I want to consider building when finding a place to start.

Power failure DIY solutions

If you are a Digital Nomad yourself or live in a remote location some where on the planet or just in a region where there is not 24/7 electric power like for example the state of New York city in the United States

Facts about the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest, covering much of northwestern Brazil and extending into Colombia, Peru and other South American countries, is the world’s largest tropical rainforest, famed for its immense biodiversity. It’s crisscrossed with thousands of rivers, the most exceptional being the powerful Amazon.

Moringa

“Moringa Oleifera” also known as “Moringa” is growing in popularity among health conscious people worldwide. Some call it the “Miracle Tree” while yet others call it “The tree of life”. The Moringa plant was originally native to the Himalayan foothills of Asia but due to it’s popularity and fast growth, it’s now being cultivated all over the tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia

After having spent some month living in the mountain village of Samaipata and exploring the region and the surrounding valleys in the Yungas, we decided that we had enough of the humid cold nights and the too strong sunshine during the day there and moved to the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

Healthy Tropical Fruits and Vegetables

We, Btina and myself have re-discovered all the following amazing tropical fruits and vegetables here in Bolivia, South America. This is a quick recap of the last weeks blog post about the healthy tropical fruits and vegetables. So far I have published about: Papaya, Coconut, Potatoes, Cacao, Bananas and Avocados

Cacao and chocolate

You might have figured out that I like Chocolate so today I’m publishing this blog post about Cacao and how the Chocolate is made.

Bad Boy III 2012 review

Not so long ago in another life I had this killer urban bike. A Bad Bod III from Cannondale. If you live in a city you may have seen of them around. Or maybe you where not sure what you saw – now you know what it was

Desktop Wallpaper Photos

Download your free wallpaper here. I have a entire Flickr Album dedicated to nothing less than high quality and unique photography you are free to use personally desktop wallpaper photos. Please note that it’s free for personal use only! Any commercial use for wallpaper needs to be discussed with me first.

Rurrenabaque

Rurrenabaque in the tropical region of Bolivia is a little village which is often mentioned as the door to the amazon.

Samaipata

Samaipata is a little mountain village located in the valleys between the city of Santa Cruz and Cochabamba in the mountains of Bolivia. Politically it’s located in the Province of Florida of the biggest Department of Bolivia – Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz is also the biggest city in Bolivia with about 2. Million inhabitants. The village is based in one valley between 1600 and 1800 meters above Sea level.