Re-forestation Pictures

Here’s just a few snaps of the fun re-forestation we got up to at EcoSwell!    Cheeky peak of the new EcoSwell dry forest! These little plants are still very young so they need lots of maintenance and protection. Here’s Quinn making a protection against the desert wind and sun.  Here’s me in Lobitos making…

Every day Eco-living!

What I use everyday to live my best Eco-life.   There are so many amazing ways to live plastic-free nowadays and it just keeps getting better. Although I am far from reaching my no-waste, plastic-free goals, these are a few precautions I make every day that ensures I am not repeatedly using plastic in my…

Easy Eco-friendly Disinfectant Recipe

Ok so, this may not be the most glamorous subject but if you think biodegradable is the new sexy then this is for you! Here’ s a really quick and easy recipe I learn whilst working at EcoSwell. It’s great for cleaning surfaces and floors. As it uses no harmful chemicals, such as bleach, there’s…

EcoSwell – What they do.

EcoSwell is the amazing charity I will be joining in Lobitos. In their own words: ‘We  are a not-for-profit NGO whose mission is to design and develop socio-environmental, educational and infrastructure projects with the purpose of guiding the development of rural/semi-rural localities through the path of a sustainable development, increasing the quality of life of their inhabitants.’ What that means…

Getting Prepared

If you’ve ever met me, you know I like to be prepared and ready before a trip. For this trip, I want to be extra prepped. I am lucky enough to have travelled lots before, so it shouldn’t be too hard getting myself together. That said, there’s a lot you need to consider before going…

Where am I going?

The charity I am working with, called EcoSwell, work directly in a town called Lobitos. It is tucked away in the North coast of Peru. Known mostly as a quiet surf town, it is primarily visited by travellers and surfers passing by. Online reviews of the area are always positive, complimenting its peaceful atmosphere and…