A Life Story and Purpose


I started this blog as a means to share knowledge and connect with people who, like me, want to understand the changes that are happening and want to evolve towards a "new world," a new reality.

Rui Domingues

I was born on January 3, 1967, in Castelo Branco, Portugal, at home.

My entry into this world was anything but peaceful. I was on the verge of leaving in the first weeks of life due to a bronchitis with a strange name. Finally, there was a last-resort medication that saved me in the doctor's house where I was taken in intensive care.

Perhaps those were already signs that this world was unfamiliar, or I didn't quite belong here. This feeling has accompanied me throughout my life. In early childhood and youth, it was much more challenging, but I eventually adapted.


I was the second child of my fantastic parents, Patty and Manuel. My brother Nuno, also a Capricorn like me and our father, was born on December 27, 1964. Unfortunately, I couldn't retain memories of him, or at least ones that are credible now. He suffered a serious accident at the age of 3 and a half and passed away. The memories that remain are of the pain that my parents felt and endured for a long time, which still lingers today.

In 1970, our home welcomed another member, and I gained a sister, Sara, also a Capricorn, born curiously on Christmas day! A coincidence... She came with the love that brings completeness to an irreparable loss.


How can I begin to describe my time with Poveda... It was simply life-changing! I always imagined that Bali would be a breathtaking destination, but thanks to Poveda, I was able to not just experience the culture, but have once-in-a-lifetime memories. I got so much more than I ever anticipated from my holiday.

- Alice Bloomberg



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