April 22, 2019

I had the fantastic opportunity to go for two days to the Naust Eco Station of Professor Vadim Sidorovich and his wife Ira Rotenko in the Naliboki Forest.

We were with a group of 10 persons and got a very warm welcome in the station. The lodges are not luxurious but very cosy and furnished in a beautiful authentic arti...

May 5, 2018

A primary archetype in literature illustrates that when a character enters the woods, said character emerges a changed person. I think 11 lives emerged changed from the forest thanks to the magic, knowledge, and genius of Vadim and Irina. 

When I first approached Vadim about the possibility of hosting a student trip, h...