The third transatlantic expedition has one more important goal, quite unusual, but enviable. With this expedition, Aleksander Doba will be celebrating his 70th birthday, which comes in September of this year. He would like to prove that with strong determination, consistent action and persistence it is possible to overcome time and human weaknesses. Indomitable spirit and youthful imagination, pushing for the realization of dreams and plans, despite the passage of years, remain unchanged for Olek.
“95 percent of people die in bed,” he says. “So why lie down?”
'i worked hard, but my life was still hard. when i was a child people worked two months a year. one month planting rice, one month harvest rice. rest of the time we would nap, gossip and have festivals.'
I think it's about power. Relaxed, happy people might learn to think for themselves ... In fact, our world is based on over-consumption and the idea of converting everything that moves (or doesn't!) into cash. We all know this won't change in the near future.
In fact, the simple life is probably a myth. Certainly here in England, where the weather dictates an indoor lifestyle, and every square inch of land is in private hands.
It is when you are using what you have learned from books that you wish you had read more.