Fish Traps of Koh Lipe, Thailand

While on my adventure of living on five continents since 2014, I left Cape Town in April, 2017 to fly to Bangkok, arriving in SE Asia for my first trip this far East.   I joined some friends to explore Cambodia and attend an Ancient Archeology Conference in the Philippines. In May, I met up with some professional speaker friends on the “Together We Can Change the World Tour” to volunteer in Singapore, Cambodia and Thailand for several weeks.  Once my friends had all headed home, I stayed on in Northern Thailand, mainly living in Chaing Mai and Pai, with a bit of travel up north to Myanmar and the Golden Triangle at Laos.

After three months, I had to leave the country as my Visa was expiring.  So I flew from Chiang Mai to Hat Yai in the southern part of the country to either go straight to Malaysia or explore the south for a week before having to leave Thailand.  I was guided to Koh Lipe so took a 90 minute fast boat over the rough Strait of Malacca. Once on the island, I was so glad I had a week left on my Visa as it was such a lovely place to relax, snorkel and explore.

I was fascinated by the local men who made the Long Tail Boats and Fish Traps by hand. I found myself hanging around, watching them and soon realized I would be seeing a trap created from inception to completion so decided to make this video.

The Sea Gypsies of Koh Lipe, Thailand are so kind and full of JOY. These local people gave permission to be videoed and photographed as they worked over several day creating these strong Fish Traps of bamboo, cord and wire. It was fascinating to watch them make the ‘chain-link’ sides all around the bamboo frame on the island’s beautiful Sunset Beach.

You can see by their video how much they seem to enJOY their work. The large trap being worked on in this video took about four days to complete. Once done, it was loaded onto a locally made Long Tail Boat in the evening to be taken out to sea early the next morning. A week or so later, a group of fishermen in several boats will pull up the trap, open the hinged door, dump the contents into one of the boats and return to Koh Lipe with between 100 to 150 kilograms of fresh fish to sell to the local restaurants and residents.

It was so wonderful to watch this ancient craft being passed on from generation to generation. Sadly, none of the men has access to the internet, so they probably won’t get to see this finished video to realize how much their craftsmanship is appreciated. They spoke a local dialect and only a small amount of English so much laughter and many smiles were exchanged as communication was attempted.  Koh Lipe is a fabulous island get-away at the southern tip of Thailand.

***Photographs and Video taken and compiled by Adele Good, Founder of All Good International.   Adele is a Professional Speaker (currently on sabbatical), Transformational Coach, does Energy Healing and loves Adventure Travel. She has been exploring ancient healing processes and hidden sites all over the world for decades. Adele left the USA in 2014 to travel full time and since then, has traveled and lived all over Europe, S. America, Mexico, S. Africa and now SE Asia.   Questions – contact her at Adele@AdeleGood.com

Empower YOU! virtual event Saturday, March 25, 2017

Saturday, March 25 – Facilitated Remotely by Adele Good from South Africa

8 a.m. PST, 10 a.m. CST, 11 a.m. EST, 3 p.m. in London and 5 p.m. in Cape Town

Access your Higher Self as you learn a simple method of Kinesiology – Muscle Testing. This is a quick, fun way to ask your higher self for answers to almost any question involving your health, happiness and wealth.  You will also participate in receiving All Good Energy Healing as any pain or discomfort is relieved and your mobility significantly improved.

Adele’s focus for many years has been to empower others to realize how easy it is to be radiantly healthy.  Being raised in a family of four generations of medical doctors, and battling asthma, pre-diabetes, thyroid issues and severe knee pain, Adele finally figured it out so now these conditions are only part of her past.  In 2006, she stopped taking all medications, got healthy and now at age 60 lives a radiantly healthy active full life exploring ancient sites hidden all over Mother Earth. She shares how easy it is to youthen and live life full out, regardless of age, physical or medical limitations.

Adele had become a seminar junkie and participated in thousands of hours of alternative healing seminars and individual work all over the world. After realizing the life changing power of her energy healing trainings, she shifted her focus to empower others as they discover how simple it is to naturally be radiantly healthy.
She was traveling a lot and figured out how much more fun (and financially smart) it would be to sell everything and travel full time, exploring sacred sites and doing her energy work on the road. In 2014, she sold her business, released everything she owned by giving
most of it to her grown sons as their early inheritance and moved to Bosnia where she helped excavate the world’s largest pyramids which look like tree covered mountains (all about healing and energy).  From there Adele drove all over Europe, spending five months doing energy healing in the south of France, moved to Peru, explored Mexico, Bolivia and Uruguay then settled down in Brazil for a year as a guide for spiritual healer John of God (Oprah made him famous). Last August, she went to S. Africa to spend a month traveling across the country exploring ancient sites and stayed.
 Adele is listening to a higher calling and leaving soon for S. E. Asia to volunteer with “Together We Can Change The World” (TWCCTW.org).   She has confirmed with her higher self that moving to Asia is in her highest and greatest good, so she is confident she will be guided and protected as always.

TWCCTW will work with underprivileged women and children all over SE Asia. Part of Adele’s commitment to TWCCTW is to raise funds. She would love to offer this Empower YOU online workshop to share HOW she gets these callings and is able to completely trust her higher guidance as she listens to her intuition and makes confident decisions.

Adele has taught this process to hundreds of friends and clients all over the world, enabling them to ‘get out of the way’ and be guided to make more conscious choices. She will also include healing for everyone on the call and guarantee each participant will feel the energy flowing or a difference in their body after the session.

If you have aches and pains they will be reduced and if you do not have any discomforts, you will feel a wonderful sense of calm and relaxation. Some of you will receive significant healing if you are willing to share details and let others witness the process she calls All Good Energy Healing. This is a combination of years of training with doctors and masters all over the world.

Adele has had huge success with clients:         

*regaining sense of smell and taste
*shifting sleep disorders
*leaving canes and walkers behind
*unlocking painful shoulder, neck or knee blockages to regain complete mobility
*alleviating back pain
*healing faster and with less medication from disease, surgeries or other conditions
*working with pets and horses to quickly shift medical conditions

Usually one session is enough to completely release all discomfort, yet for deep or long standing health issues, be aware it might take up to three sessions.  This group event will show you how simple it is to begin massive healing.

If you would like to be chosen to receive specific healing for aches, pain, severe knee or joint issues, loss of smell or taste, or anything you will obviously be able to feel has shifted and improved, send Adele the details of your health conditions and she will let you know later in the week if you have been chosen.

To hold your space, please send your donation of at least $22 via PayPals at Adele@AdeleGood.com (please use Friends and Family process so no one pays fees).

If you have already donated on Adele’s behalf to TWCCTW.org, you are also welcome to join this event.

Send an email to Adele@AdeleGood.com if you have any questions.

You will receive a message on Friday with details regarding how to connect to this virtual 2 hour event on Saturday, March 25 – 8 a.m. PST, 10 a.m. CST, 11 a.m. EST, 3 p.m. in London and 5 p.m. in Cape Town.

Please share this with friends and family who might benefit from this life changing process.

Be sure to drink lots of water the day of this event as hydration is very important.

Adele looks forward to EMPOWERING YOU as you help empower others with your donation to TWCCTW!

Thank you so much!

***She is also available for Private All Good Energy Healing Sessions in person or remotely, which are guaranteed to create significant shifts in pain, discomfort, mobility and overall wellness. Contact Adele at Adele@AdeleGood.com.  This fee is $111, which, if done before March 28, will also be gifted to TWCCTW.

Essential Oils – Essential to Good Health

Have you discovered the ancient secrets of essential oils yet?  Ever think about how refreshing peppermint makes you feel, how relaxing lavender can be or how eucalyptus quickly relieves congestion? Or, depending on your age and early oral health, the effects of pure clove oil your dentist used to dab on your gums to numb the area before shots of novocaine?

p2170124These are just a few essential oils you may have used while not realizing how powerful each can be in helping you attain and remain healthy… especially in their natural state, without added chemicals or fillers.

Big pharma began tapping into these natural oils years ago as they were usually the base for drugs and medications.  Now, sadly, along with the FDA, they are working to make it harder for us to get these essential oils in their undiluted form.  These pure oils can not be patented which is the foundation of the multi-billion dollar business of the chemical formulas these chemical companies patent and promote.

One of the ridiculous things going on will be the addition of an expiration date on pure essential oil bottles.  I say “ridiculous” as ancient oils found over the millennium are just as potent and healthy as those properly distilled today and have not expired.

I am sharing this information as I keep hearing the FDA is getting more involved in stopping those of us who believe there is a better way to be healthy.  Many of us, from the US have been brainwashed to believe drugs, radiation or surgeries are the only solutions to heal dis-ease and major health issues.

Having been raised in a family of four medical doctors, my father, an orthopedic surgeon and pioneer in hand surgery, who died in 1981, warned us what was coming in “modern” western medicine.  Sadly, he was very accurate in his predictions of the chemical industry.  As a young child, I remember him not allowing us to take over the counter or prescription medicine as he did not want those chemicals in our bodies.

In my forties, in spite of my father’s warnings, I was very ill and taking a growing list of strong prescriptions of which I would most likely still be on along with many more, had I not ‘woken’ up to the lessons he had drilled into us and taken my health into my own hands.

I reversed all of my health conditions, got off all of those meds and have not even taken an aspirin since 2006. Today, at sixty, I feel amazing and believe I am “youthing” instead of aging.

Once my path took a different twist from traditional western medicine, I began my work with Shamans, indigenous cultures and exploring ancient untapped lands for healthier options.

Since leaving the US in 2014, I have traveled full time, searching for answers to natural health among hundreds of ancient sites all over Europe, South America, Mexico, and now South Africa.

One simple lesson, while hiking the Inca trails in the Sacred Valley was when my Peruvian guide crushed fresh peppermint into my hands.  He told me to breathe it as it opened my tight lungs and helped significantly during a strenuous hike in the high altitude. This plant was all over the ancient Inca trails, there to aid the Inca runners as they traversed the mountains of the Sacred Valley.

Since most of us can’t carry plants around with us, Essential Oils, along with a healthy diet, exercise and positive mindset are a great option.

p2170121Without creating alarm of what I see coming, I want to encourage you to go onto Amazon.com and while it is still available, order a book I believe you will find invaluable. This is the only book I carry with me from continent to continent…the Essential Oils Pocket Reference, Sixth Edition, is the most recent printing.  My copy is very worn and all highlighted as I use it for minor and more significant health issue for myself and clients as it covers healthy alternatives using Essential Oils for most dis-eases and health conditions…naturally returning the body to radiant health inside out.  I suggest you read it cover to cover, highlighting as you go and deciding if you might be able to reverse some of your own ailments.

This book is a great introductory and advanced guide to learn the history of Essential Oils as well as how they can benefit you, your family and even your pets.

It was from reading this book, I learned to be cautious of over the counter oils, even if sold in health food stores, as they can be deceptive.  One simple example is regarding popular Lavender Oil.  Unfortunately, there is a lavender oil “hybrid called lavandin, grown and distilled throughout the world.  Lavandin is often heated to evaporate the camphor, mixed with synthetic linalyl acetate to improve the fragrance, and then sold as lavender oil.”   This is NOT a healthy form of “Lavender Oil” and can have a negative effect on the body, especially burns as lavandin might actually make them worse whereas pure Lavender Oil is known to quickly improve burns.

I have tried various brands of Essential Oils and believe Young Living is the best source.  There are other companies producing high quality oils, yet after working directly with Gary Young, founder of Young Living, many years ago, I trust his integrity, research and long term commitment of quality Essential Oils.

This little pouch has been my only p2170126“medicine kit” since 2011, traveling around the world with me and providing help to so many others I have met along my journey. It contains many of my favorite oils and although I have recently been called to add more essential oils to my collection, these were sufficient to help many with tooth aches, sleep issues, repel insects, indigestion, insect bites, scrapes, headaches, stress, minor bone breaks, colds, muscular discomfort and respiratory issues.  One oil even deterred mice when I lived in the French countryside and had little critters finding their way into my kitchen. Yes….versatile and fascinating!

I recently heard of some major medical centers ‘testing’ Essential Oils among their patients, which to me is very frightening, as I have no doubt the chemical companies are behind this activity and the long term outcome will not benefit anyone except big pharma.

If you have any questions about Essential Oils, want to learn more about Young Living or would like to share some of your success stories, please comment to this post.

Adele Good – FIRST 5K OFF Bucket List!

p2150836“Feeling a bit anxious as the sun just rose out my window exposing another gorgeous day here in Cape Town… a little part of me hoped it would be pouring today so I had an excuse to stay in. As an American traveling the world alone I feel so blessed to have my health back, happy grown children and a business model which allows me this freedom… and as I strive to do new ‘Firsts’ I occasionally get a bit nervous as I realize I am totally out of my element. Having taken my first run since 2011, (barefoot on the beach) just a week ago, I heard about this nearby Parkrun and decided to check it ou. I certainly realize I am in no shape to run a 5K with a bunch of locals who do it weekly – especially with the extra 20 pounds I have challenged myself to release! So, as I wait for Uber to pick me up and deliver me to this new unknown.. .alone into an uncomfortable environment, I know I will grow and take one more step towards wherever it is I am being led. Trusting my intuition as it always leads me to magical places…. in spite of the pre-nervous jitters! Wish I had a decent pair of runners…. haven’t needed them on the beach so just realized that might be an issue….”

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The above paragraph was what I wrote on Facebook a few hours ago as I nervously waited to enter unknown territory of my first 5K and once, again, my concerns were silly!

Thanks to this angel, Barbara, who greeted me when the Uber driver dropped me off.  She took me under her wing, put me to work helping set things up and I knew I was going to be alright!

Many local communities in South Africa have a weekly 5K Parkrun – free and very well organized and attended.

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At this one, Fish Hoek Parkrun, I met several 4 year olds who had been running a full 2K for over a year, a 10 year old who preferred to volunteer and hang out during the race at the playground and many others up into their seventies who value regular exercise out in nature and have been doing 5Ks for a long time.p2150874

Although I began the course at a slow run, before the second kilometer I had shifted to a brisk walk and Barbara suddenly appeared… we walked fast together as we chatted, already seeming like old friends. Her daughter also does energy healing so we had much to talk about.

The majority of the runners were way ahead of us, some completing their third or fourth kilometer before we finished the second and Barbara reminded me we were just out for fun and it was all perfect.  She sounded like me consoling a client, reminding them everything is perfect…it is ALL GOOD!

Today is a beautiful day and we were traversing through small paths in this sacred land surrounded by special hills with caves full of 100,000 year old artifacts.

p2150873-2When I first arrived in Cape Town in September, as the Sacred Sites Tour I had been on for a month came to an end, we hiked up to what is called Peer’s Cave.  This mountainous area is full of underground tunnel systems and fascinating structures which remind me of Peru, Mexico and Bosnia. I chose to stay in Cape Town to continue to explore these sites and be in this beautiful energy… whatever the purpose of my time here, I am well aware it will eventually be exposed.

Being able to run at the base of these mountains was spectacular and certainly nothing to have been scared about just because the labels ‘5K’ and ‘Run’ were attached.

Often in life we have unnecessary fears of silly things we put into our own heads as being uncomfortable or out of our range.  And, as we all know, these fears are usually just in our head and there is nothing to fear!

Had you told me just 8 short days agop2150882 or 18 years ago, I would run through the starting gate and race through the finish line of a mountain trail 5K, I would NEVER have believed you!  First of all, 18 years ago I weighed 300 pounds and was certainly in no physical shape to run anything… and 8 days ago it had been 5 years since “bone-on-bone” knees stopped the running I began after releasing over 100 pounds.

Everything is possible and when we face our fears head on and just do whatever scares us anyway – we can accomplish amazing things!

At the end of the fifth kilometer, Barbara and I picked up the pace and ran through the finish line… I am thrilled!   I did it and finished in well under an hour… nothing to brag about and I don’t care – I did it!  Another FIRST off my bucket list!

Is there something in YOUR head that scares you?  Are you fearful of a challenge? My suggestion – don’t take time to think about it – and as Nike says – JUST DO IT anyway! And remember, no matter what your current physical condition or belief system, YOU DESERVE RADIANT HEALTH – INSIDE OUT!

Adele Good on What’s Below the Surface of Cape Town Waters?

p2150514Living by the ocean in Cape Town for the past month has been so exhilarating!

Lots of opportunities to experience new things including running barefoot on the  beach each morning and actually enJOYing the sensations of the wind and sand as my body seems to glide over the Earth.  Having not run since 2011, it has filled me with awe to be able to run so freely, with strong knees and lungs to support this perfect exercise in nature.  Such a win/win!

i have never lived this long by the beach – yes I have spent many vacations in the islands or coastlines, yet never with the knowingness of having committed to a place long term and feel no sense of urgency to skew my attitude – such as waking daily thinking I only have a few days left so must get out there early.  Instead, I do get out there very early most mornings as I wake refreshed as the first peep of sunlight shows itself around 5:00, then find myself on the beach around 6 to watch the sun fully rise over the glistening South Atlantic and take a walk or run at the magical place where the water meets the land.

p2150612These past few days have brought an interesting sight on the water as there is suddenly a naval ship moving around the bay morning and night.  A bit disconcerting, yet there is a naval station near by and as in San Diego, they do need to come in and out of the area to play.

What I have rarely seen peeping its top out of the water, reminding me of an alligator in the low country waterways in Charleston, was a submarine.  Yes, as many of you, I have paid a small fee to tour abandoned ones in harbors, yet this feels so different.  To see them moving around by the beaches on a regular basis is somewhat fascinating.

p2150592What are they seeing in these peaceful waters of Cape Town?  Surely they are doing reconnaissance work as they most likely are training officers and practicing strategic moves. And, I would love to be on board for a few hours to see what lives under all of the seaweed here in South Africa.  p2150313

The ocean here is either extremely calm or extremely rough – very little in between.  I imagine the life of a submarine pilot or engineer has some fascinating moments observing life under the ocean surface – whales and dolphins, huge fish hanging out by the many ship wrecks from the past century in this area, and maybe even a mermaid flips her tail once in a while to keep their attention.

As a scuba diver since 1974, I am feeing a but curious about what lies in this unique bay surrounded  by ancient sacred sites.   I am sure these submarine pilots have seen lots of interesting activity and maybe, in the months to come, I will figure out a way to be invited onboard and see for myself?  Or put on a double insulated wet suit (ugh, never fun to put on or take off) and explore the sea life under the seaweed beds from behind a mask…

Is it only me or do you too wonder what lies below our ocean waters?  Fascinating discoveries I am sure….

Fanny Pack or Packet?

p2150640As I was out for my morning run this morning, (it feels totally awesome to be be able to say that again) this young South African woman, who I have observed swimming each morning in the chilly South Atlantic Ocean, was finishing her time on the beach picking up trash.  She inspired me to reconsider the purpose of my daily visit to this beautiful Cape Town beach.

In addition to my commitment of running barefoot on the sand, (as long as it is is fun) I will include a trash bag in my “packet.”  In the US we call this object a “fanny pack” yet that is not appropriate to say in some countries around the world, especially the UK, so I now call it a “waistpack” or as they say here in South Africa a “hip bag” or “packet.”

I realized in August, when I arrived in South Africa,p2150654 I had left my “packet” in Brazil so got to go through the process of finding one at a mall and had to carefully figure out what they called it here as many locals are of British decent.  I used monitored words and sign language to show the clerks I wanted a small bag which had a waist strap and sat on my hip to carry my camera when hiking.  I am a very picky shopper when I know exactly what I want, so when store after store did not have the perfect one for my camera, extra camera batteries, phone, water bottle, small wallet, etc….. I had to keep up the “perfect packet” hunt.  Sadly I had to settle for one which did not hold my water, yet I also have a small back pack with me which carries that, some fruit and nuts and extra camera when I am out all day exploring sacred sites of this spectacular land.

I apologize for this total diversion from what I began writing, as I could not resist that interesting point which has embarrassed me a number of times when shopping to replace one of my favorite items for hiking and exploring.

p2150571So back to my initial point – after my healthy run, I have begun a exercise routine of enJOYing a short meditation on the beach and sometimes read a bit of a small old book called “Pyramid Power.”  My new routine, after this morning, will be to end my time in the sand picking up non-organic rubbish, certainly left behind by accident and putting it in the trash bag from my “packet.”  🙂

Barefoot and JOYful on Cape Town Beach

p2150358So fun to have developed a new passion at 60. I ran for a few years before 2011 and have started up again and LOVE it!

Jogging on the beach is so exhilarating… as my barefeet hit the sand I am taken back to a different lifetime – one of running for joy, feeling lighter, almost childlike and the thrill as my lungs breathe fresh air and my eyes shine for pure happy joy. In the past I only ran for exercise – having been told it was good for me so I forced myself to go to the gym or run on concrete near my home.

This is so different!

Being barefoot on sand is such a healthy process as the Earth’s electrical magnetic current can flow directly into our bodies and heal all kinds of things… and this is more than that. It is setting a goal to run a bit further each day, being consistent as long as it is fun (rained one day so of the past 5  so I took that day off) and enJOYing the time in nature.

This is so interesting – at my age I had never been told how much better running on the beach barefoot was – not even like exercise – feels more like a joyful experience of doing something special for myself!

If you are near a beach, don’t wait till you’re my age to have this beautiful experience – go out there and see for yourself and share your thoughts here…

Adele Good from Cape Town

Adele Good having fun sharing details about All Good International before taking a chilly dip in the South Atlantic Ocean in Cape Town, South Africa. Adele speaks of how we can each live life full out, be radiantly healthy and upgrade our travelstyle!

Adele Good on VIP Transformational Journeys

Adele Good, Founder of All Good International, shares details on VIP Transformational Journeys. These 3 day private events are totally customized for individual clients (or a few friends) to reach ultimate healing and happiness.

Participants will join Adele in beautiful Cape Town to:
* work one-on-one with All Good Energy Healing
* be Activated to do this healing process on themselves and others
* take the Passion Test to discover and create a plan for what they are truly passionate about doing
* receive the life changing healing of The Reconnection
* work on Scripting and Vision Pages
* be privately coached on how to upgrade their Travelstyle!

If a participant desires coaching on completely shifting her life to travel more, Adele will help design a plan to simplify this process.

Guests will be met at the Cape Town Airport by Adele for this inclusive customized VIP Transformational Journey. Land transportation, meals, hotel accommodations by the beach in the southern peninsula and everything mentioned (other than airfare) will be included in this journey! Adele will begin healing (if desired) and travel assistance before flights are booked to help participants reach elite status on the airline which they fly to Cape Town.

Many of these sessions will be on the beach or in the beautiful surroundings of this amazing country full of ancient sacred sites as it is spring in South Africa and the weather is wonderful! This customized program is guaranteed to shift the participant into a new way of living life full out!

Email Adele@AllGoodInternational.com for more details and to check dates as she will only host a few of these journeys while in Cape Town. If you desire to stay longer or go on a Safari, Adele will help you with these arrangements.

Adele Good on Hydration & Muscle Testing

All Good Healthy Tip – Adele Good teaches a simple method of Muscle Testing (kinesiology) to empower each of us to just ask our higher self for direction and listen to the obvious answers. Hydration is the most important condition to get accurate results, so have your water handy while watching!