A Day In Vancouver

Vancouver – that’s a mix of San Francisco, New York and Frankfurt. Therefore, a combination of my favorite big cities. Alone and with my train friend Ben, who lives there, I explored the city.

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Building The Smallest Room At The Edge Of The Forest

Canadians are into outhouses. Again and again I came across the outdoor toilets on my journey through the country. Compost toilets are especially popular. At the Fletchers, my third wwoof station, I was allowed to help build one.

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Hands, clothes, everything smells of sheep. Wonderful.

Milking Sheep Is Pure Joy

Three weeks living and learning on a sheep farm – on my second station as WWOOFer I was particularly happy. Lamb cuddles, milking sheep, and making sheep’s milk cheese were some of my tasks. A textbook example of Farm life. And yet I had to leave the farm much earlier than planned to protect myself.

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In the Dome Car, the wagon with the glass roof, travelers have an amazing view.

The Canadian – Rocking Across Canada On A Train

My ride on the VIA train was supposed to fulfill only one purpose: to take me from Toronto to Saskatoon. The journey took two and a half days. I spent both days looking out of the window to not miss a thing of Canada‘s beautiful scenery. A different type of fear of missing out. And in my fellow travelers, I have found friends for life.

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