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DESTINATIONS

The very last chronicle on Radio Suisse Romande

Here is my last speech on the air in the show A Abordage hosted by Lucas Thorens on radio Suisse romande ... It was Friday 21 last December ... A huge thank you to this astute and bubbly journalist for faithfully giving me a voice...

Diffusing the light together with FIFEL and LEDsafari

It was during a small coffee in Sion that Natalia Signorini, the dynamic and bubbly director of the FIFEL (International Foundation for Film on Energy in Lausanne), generously offered me to support Joy for the Planet which one of the goals, besides the ...

Alphonse the Shepherd, 52ème Nominee of Joy

This is the Christmas I dreamed of! I spent a 25 December at the alp, in the small and magical sheepfold of my friend Alphonse Bachmann, near Charmey. Alphonse is a philosopher shepherd, a wise man freed and stripped of all superfluous material goods. Like everyone...

Surf your joy in Portugal (video)!

I went up the west coast of Portugal towards Obidos. I met surfers from all over the world to challenge the huge waves of the Atlantic coasting on the coast. I took the opportunity to tender my microphone and my camera ... ...

Joy for the Planet: Christmas Best-Of (video)

Here is an accelerated and sparkling sweep, partially overhauling a year of Joy for the Planet reports across Europe to offer positive answers and a different perspective on the world as a counterbalance to the gloomy environment and anxiety-provoking news ...

Joy for the Planet: End of the pilgrimage of joy to Compostela

In this 8 December 2018 at noon, I officially round my European tour of joy (and in joy), in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. I will post my latest videos and articles until Christmas. I was waiting for a great opportunity to close in ...

Testimony of a passenger after a week on board Begoodee

Sophie Zeeny, a keen supporter of Joy for the Planet since the very beginning of the adventure a year ago, joined me a few days to back the adventure further. Sophie slipped into the skin of the project like an Excalibur sword in its sheath. After a stay of a ...

Beep! Beep! A new drawing on Begoodee (video)!

Thanks to Sophie Zeeny who joined me for a few days, someone could film the progress of my new drawing to embellish my bus. This is the path that everyone draws under his feet, according to his choices, his beliefs, his fears and his small acts of courage ...

Encounter with an extraordinary ordinary man (video)

Happy sequels continue with Joy for the Planet. It's been months since I made an appointment in Portugal, in Obidos, with Paulo Soares' mother-in-law, Leonor Rodrigues, to take me to a motorhome specialist and get my fridge repaired, my ...

The troubadour vagabond

With three weeks to complete my one-year journey across Europe to share beauty and goodness, here I have probably made the most unreal and one of the most beautiful meeting of Joy for the Planet. .. He is our 49ème Nominee of Joy. On the beach...

To God Jacques

It is at the edge of the ocean, here in Portugal in Vila Nova de Milfontes, that I learn the sad news of your death, who died a few days ago of a heart attack at 64 years. The pilgrimage of joy is made of shadow and light. There is no wish for one more ...

My pick of the day: a rainbow Chaplin in Seville

Here is a really sweet anecdote that will explain precisely how I go about my encounters or rather, how I "let them happen to me" ... Today, I was in Sevile. As I was walking down a street, I saw a man conversing with the customers of a restaurant. Actually,...

Testimony about my meeting with my father's kidnapper (videos)

Here is the excerpt of my speech at the official launch of the second World March for Peace and Non-Violence in Madrid at an international symposium on non-violence in cities. I stopped there for a few days as part of Joy ...

Stubborn, me? For joy, yes!

But what would I not do to share and give joy next to my reports and my videos on the best of the man throughout my one-year camper trip through the world? 'Europe??? Yesterday, a spontaneous attempt was shortened by the ...

Incredible meeting in Toledo and my first flashmob (too short)!

There are days that make you particularly happy! Who reserve you a series of surprises that one would never have imagined at the jump of the bed! I left Madrid at noon after 5 days of madness with all the organizers of the future second March ...

Gateway of joy between the worlds (video)

Pretty meeting with the artist Sophie Zufferey in Valais and in the warm company of Stéphane Pellaud who shot the images seen from the sky! As part of her public performance this summer on the Bhutanese Bridge of the Souste (Valais), Sophie Z wrote this ...

Gas: my obstacle course in Spain

I assure you that my joy has been put to the test for three days! But I did not flinch! I ended up with two empty (French) gas bottles in Madrid (I had a bad anticipation of my logistics) where I did not expect to meet the rain and the cold ....

Pierre Pradervand, new Nominee of Joy

Allow me to introduce you to Pierre Pradervand. Or more like it, allow yourself to be moved by the radiance of a human being as wise and precious as an old manuscript, with a humility equal to the discretion of the daisies, whose benevolence and commitment ...

Joy for the Planet at the Basel ball!

This summer, whilst at a friend's wedding, I talked about Joy for the Planet to a handful of guests. Three months later, one of the guests, Nina, wrote to me to inform me that she had asked all her friends to donate to Joy for the Planet on the occasion of ...

A small hop into Albania

I quickly crossed Albania, pressed by a ferry to take to Italy. However, my few hours in the region of Tirana with a couple of Albanians as generous as they were exciting were so rich that I could not help but realize this ...

Four-handed drawing on Begoodee's bonnet

With Joel Sutter, we finally managed to realise our little fresco on Begoodee's bonnet! Our thanks go to all those who offered us walls, garage doors or facades! We will come back to honour their trust in the spring when we have more ...

A doctor ambassador of Geneva and ambassador of joy

It is 10 years that I am medically followed by Dr. Karen Kinkel. And it is 10 years that I bless Heaven for putting me on the road of this incredible doctoress; for his excellence, his great humanity and his artistic gifts in addition to his skills ...

Unforgettable evening in Geneva for Joy for the Planet

Friday 19 October, in Plan-les-Ouates, near 70 people gathered for a unique evening conference and concert in support of Joy for the Planet. Gathered at the home of a big fan of the project that opened us his house, a large audience came ...

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