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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All self cooked: Chinese food in Toronto.

Kindness # 2: When Students From China Cook Together

Jump at chances, someone once told me. That’s what I did when a Chinese roommate in the dorm in Toronto invited me for a spontaneous dinner with her friends. A gesture of kindness that ended in a fun and intercultural evening.

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Ken, Trevor und Grace in der Einfahrt zu Keppel Croft Gardens - bereit für den Volunteer Wednesday.

Kindness # 1: Where Helpfulness Occupies Center Stage

Every Wednesday, around 20 helpers come to Keppel Croft Gardens, spread across the 1.6 hectares, weed, mow the lawn, plant trees, and afterwards disappear. Every week they help Bill and Dawn Loney, the owners of the beautiful garden. They all support voluntarily. A “Random Act of Kindness”.

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