boo-yah! edition #1 be waiting in your inbox. it's good to have you!
Permaculture in Nepal,
WELCOME TO HIMALAYAN NEPAL!
Home to eight of the ten
highest peaks on earth,
the birthplace of
Hindu & Buddhism,
as a nation perhaps the
grandest natural spectacle
on the planet.
AN epitomy destination* for this
certified Design Professional Course (DPC),
Design Lecture & Hands-
DAILY interactive, thinktank-
3) green building
5) earth oven construction
6) human world navigation
7) tools & skills training…. AND
WHAT IS NEPAL?
THIS is an ancient kingdom, a relatively narrow country between the top of India and the bottom of Tibet. Nepal is the reknowned king of worldwide trekking, a wondrous paradise of grand Himalaya which offers a wild diversity of natural and cultural splendours.
NEPAL is to diversity what Ladakh is to extreme. Diverse, from the boiling-
HERE is the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, known also as the Buddha, and where the Hindu religion is also said to have originated. Nepal is the fabled Shangri-
* WHY AN EPITOMY DESTINATION?
LIKE Ladakh, Nepal still embraces the practical and economic benefits of building with the free earth around us. The people are born into it, and borne by it. This is not a wealthy country in the capitalist sense; it abounds with wealth of every other imaginable type.
THE LOCAL, inbred wisdoms are not
likely to squander expenses on outside, modern building methods, when the infrastructure they have always had-
that almost every Nepali is trained
THUS, we shall learn by
merely being here.
By looking around, studying
method, watching people erecting, repairing, and using their birthright technology to obtain much with very little. This is how we shall then build-
ONE main group project will be voted on, with a few options that are offered. This project will involve green building techiques, and will directly benefit the local community or 5EOB’s continuing efforts to further essential lifestyles.
ACTIVIST Adventures Nepal occurs in colorful Panauti, only 32 km from the capital city of Kathmandu, at the confluence of Rosi and Punyamati rivers and home to Indreshwar Temple, the oldest surviving temple in Nepal. This traditional, medieval place is in sub-
THE DPC course is held at 5 Elements Organic Bastion, in hill country near Panauti town, where every day cows are milked and tended, and farm crops nurtured and harvested, supplying the local and Kathmandu organic food markets.
ACCORDING to 5EOB & SimPLife partner Pat Kauba-
IN OPERATION now for five years, 5EOB regularly teams with locals and folks from around the world in hosting a variety of projects in farming and green building. In addition, organic tinctures are made on-
Option 1: Hotel Panauti is a quality, respected inn in Panauti, offering reasonably-
Option 2: Tenting at 5EOB is available for those preferring a more rugged and economical experience. Single or double tents will be set up nearby, with a shared bathing facility. This option requires entering the discount code TENTING during Course Enrollment.
ALL MEALS are included with the Course fee. Three hearty vegetarian meals per day are served at 5EOB, with all sure to be quite satisfied. At the heart of the menu are two wholesome, organic local sources -
COURSE ENGAGERS are treated to a daily fare of the finest, freshest ingredients possible, while living and learning in paradise.
5EOB staffs a mix of local and foreign, with plenty of experience in caring for groups and the steady flow of engagers, volunteers and neighbours which pass thru this land.
COME share, learn, assist us & enjoy in the sacred surrounds of Nepal, and 5 Elements Organic Bastion. when?
THIS description can only scratch the surface-
CLASSES FILL UP FAST: ONLY 12 PERSONS MAY ATTEND
SO SIGN UP NOW!
SAY YES TO A WHOLE LOTTA FUN IN PARADISE