Creating a community from scratch isn’t exactly a walk up a volcano…or, wait.
We've all seen and admired the new age community from the movie The Beach with Leonardo Dicaprio. The freedom, connection, adventure and struggle of having a tight knit collective living together in paradise - like it's all happened in a serendipitous stroke of fate.
On paper, it's perfect.
In photos, it's surreal.
From word of mouth, can this exist?
The concepts always sound too good to be true.
...and no. These communities don't just pop up ma...
"Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to crime and civil unrest."
Living and running a business in Nicaragua - while the country teeters on potential civil war and government overthrow - has made for quite the experience and range of emotions this past two weeks. As President Ortega has turned into the corrupt dictator he helped overthrow in 1979, the final straw came as his government admitted $160 million of the country's social security money had 'gone missing' and they were going to charge the people higher...
..."Have you heard of that island on Lake Nicaragua?"
..."Did you hear about that off-the-grid circus and yoga community?"
The rumours are true.
We've created a collective of circus misfits, creative nomads, driven yogi's, and entrepreneurial minds craving a new way to thrive in a community. It's only been a few weeks but the daily magic we've been able to co-generate on Circus Island has been truly special. We train together. Live together. Cook together. And grow together...
A Photo Journal Revealing the Flair of the Mexican Fair:
Carnivals and fairs around the world all follow the same rulebook for cheap entertainment: greasy junk food, unsafe ways to spin in circles and games designed to rip you off via freaky carnies. In Mexico—where shenanigans are more prevalent, drinking is the national pastime and overall standards are always diminished—the carnival I experienced in Sayulita exemplifies just that. It is a night of drunken laughs, questionable safety and copious head scratching. Come...