Positive Action Road Trip 2014 Update: Hit the refresh button

After Lyon the road trip took me 2000 meters up into the mountains, to an astonishingly beautiful, peaceful and calm lagoon oasis, on the border between France and Italy called Lac du Mont Cenis, which was too perfect to pass without spending a day enjoying the sunshine and crisp fresh air.

There were mountains surrounded in mist, so i went for a couple of hours climbing to..

We need to Connect, and Focallocal is a Great Project – by Dominika

Focallocal is a great project! Its so simple and i think that’s why it works and helps to connect people. We all live on the same planet, but in our cities and neighborhoods we don’t communicate or collaborate as one anymore; we forgot how much power people have when they get together – The power to build better world. To create a global connection we must start from local communities. We have forgotten that in a community we can share many things, skills, ideas, problems and solutions, and also happiness.

Free Hugs in Paris: Follow your heart, don’t be afraid, be spontaneous!

Hello, my name is Pako, and I travelled with Andy for a few weeks, supporting the Focallocal Community and Movement, and helping as much I could. IMG20140517061021781 He has asked if I would write an article about a Free Hug activity we did in Paris to share with the Focallocal community my experience and feelings, and how people reacted to us

Road Trip: Paris part 2 – Magical events! ..and a catastrophe strikes the project!

The money was clearly gone (although I have spent many, many hours searching every corner of the van), and complaining about it wasn’t going to solve anything, so we headed out to meet our friend in Paris, the lovely Dora, who is probably the most enthusiastic and permanently happy person i’ve ever met..
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Road Trip: The Prologue

Why would we ever want to jump into a van and drive around Europe meeting the most positive and pro-active people in every city, and sharing our happiness with the people on the streets in each city to brighten their day??? well, that’s a good question. i’ve had a go at answering it here