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“Easy girls”, I hear Tim’s voice from the front. He doesn’t mean me, of course, but the two mule mares drawing the coach I am on. Earlier that day a two-hour truck drive brought me from Banff to the Bighorn camp-ground on the edge of Banff National Park, Alberta. I was about to gather my first WWOOFing experience, leaving behind electricity, running water, phone reception and lazy days lying in. …

[ Written by Kathi | 12 Feb 2014 | 7 Comments | ]

I don’t know what I was thinking when I signed up for the WWOOF program on my trip to New Zealand. Just the name is a bit off-putting: Willing Workers On Organic Farms sounds a whole lot like rural slavery involving whip-cracking task masters and a diet of tofu and herbs.
However the deal is this – you work four to six hours a day in exchange for accommodation, food and …

[ Written by guest | 25 Aug 2012 | 11 Comments | ]