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Exploring Pelion: a Nature Journaling Retreat with Melinda Nakagawa

Imagine exploring the azure-blue beaches and landscapes, wandering the cobblestone village alleys, and eating fresh tasty Greek foods.

Capture your experiences in your nature journal, with me by your side!

May 25- Jun 1, 2024

Pelion, Greece

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Come play in nature with me!

Soaking in the beauty of nature

Retreat to a beautiful land full of sensory richness

Sketching with ease

Let me help you develop ease with drawing what you see on your trip

Capturing memories

Learn easy and fun ways to save your experience in your journal

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A time to connect with nature, culture and history

Picture us exploring new plants, landscapes, and people. Tasting the freshest, most flavorful Greek foods, and creating unforgettable memories together.
I’ll be there showing how to capture the amazing experience into your nature journal with ease and fun. You’ll quickly gain confidence sketching and writing about it all.

There will be daily excursions from the hotel, and plenty of down time to relax and rejuvenate by the pool and take in the breathtaking views.
Bring your sense of playful adventure, joyful wonder and curiosity, and leave your worries of life behind. Together, we'll embark on a journey of discovery and connection, making this more than just a trip but a story—and a nature journal to cherish for years to come!
Are you ready for this odyssey?
May 25- Jun 1 2024.

Tuition, meals and room included

Starting at $1597 for 6 nights

Lagou Raxi Country Hotel. Pelion, Greece.

Program PDF here.

Register at hotel website here


Your guide:
Melinda Nakagawa


I'm so glad you're here! I can't wait to share this with you.

➢ Sketching to see: learn simple strategies to make drawing easier
➢ Splash of Colours adding simple watercolour to your sketches
➢ Mini Landscapes for a Sense of Place
➢ Quick Gesture sketches of moving subjects
➢ Awaken the Senses words to describe sensory awareness
➢ Flowers and Fruit
➢ Finding Nature in town
➢ Writing the Story of our day
➢ Curious nature exploration
➢ Moments of awe and wonder
➢ Seeking mindful moments in nature



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