28. October 2019.Reading time 3 minutes.
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.
24. October 2019.Reading time 2 minutes.
And suddenly I was flying a small plane. But only briefly. Because it was much more exciting to see Alberta from above.
16. October 2019.Reading time 11 minutes.
Beekeeping suit, gloves and off to the hive. During my Wwoof stay in Alberta, I was part of a bee inspection and was able to get close to the beehives. A very educational experience.
9. October 2019.Reading time 12 minutes.
We all know that healthy nutrition is important. However, „healthy“ is a matter of definition. The Fletchers eat almost exclusively organic food. I spent two weeks with this inspiring and special family.
9. September 2019.Reading time 6 minutes.
I had to leave the sheep farm fastly. The search for a new place to stay began and surprisingly only took a few hours – thanks to many warm-hearted and selfless people.
8. September 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
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.
26. August 2019.Reading time 11 minutes.
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.
7. August 2019.Reading time 3 minutes.
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.