Simple Living- Back to Basic

in travel •  last year

Living in America for quite sometime now let me appreciate and see the vast difference of living before in a developing country. Here everything is instant, we have the technology to move forward make our work easier. At home, we have washing machines/ dryers to take care of our laundry, dishwashers for our dirty plates, microwave to heat our food, A/C and heat for our house. The comfort of living is here, far from where I grew up with.

On my recent travel, I lived in the province for a few days and observed and practice their usual day to day activities. From time difference and from my body adjusting. I usually fall asleep at 7pm and wake up at 2am Philippine's time. At 4am Ialready hear the rooster cock-a-doodle-do and the chickens cluck-cluck signaling it is daytime.

We have this old "kalan" from Ilokano floored wood stove that we used for a while. We used dried coconut shell,wood,paper and fire to ignite it.
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While I was there I was some of my clothes by hand which I haven't done for a long time.
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Then... drying your clothes through the power of the sun
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The sun do its job drying clothes very well.

This are some tasks that I will never forget and grateful that I learned it when I was growing up. Because if technology fails, I have the patience to do basic task to survive.

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I have read your post and I think you are quite right in what you say.
Great reflection
I hope to read more of your posts, and I hope you can read some of mine.
Regards!

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Thanks for reading my post.Yes,it is very important to know the basic,fundamental of doing things to survive. Ill check yours.

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Thanks!

Technology makes our life easier. But, going back to basic is also an amazing thing. It makes us make our body more and let us exercise in an unexpected way ;). I am still doing the basics now.

Your post is amazing :)

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Yes,always remember the fundamentals!

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Yeah :) technology also carries risk :) just like radiation

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Agree!