Crater Lake in Oregon, USA - the bluest of the blue lakes.

100 Days On The Road

On June 5, exactly 100 days ago, I left in Frankfurt carrying my backpack and wearing my hiking boots to step on the plane west. Since then, I‘ve had an amazing time in North America, met many wonderful people and seen impressive places. Time for an interim balance.

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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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Garten und Wohnhaus von Bill und Dawn sind paradiesisch schön.

Weeds Also Grow In Paradise

Wheelbarrow, gardening gloves and off I go to one of the many gardens in the paradise of Bill and Dawn. I spent three weeks with the couple in their mid-seventies, about 200 kilometers north of Toronto. I could have hardly imagined a better introduction to my time as WWOOFer.

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Streetart in the Graffity Alley.

Toronto In A Day – A Stroll

Canada’s largest city definitely deserves more than a day’s visit time. But also in 24 hours the metropolis can be explored. Advantage: everything is within walking distance.

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The Niagara Falls are the world's most famous waterfalls.

Niagara – Thundering Waters

With the Niagara Falls, nature shows all its unbridled power. 18 million people from all over the world visit the world’s most famous waterfalls every year. They separate Canada and the USA – the first stop of my trip around the world.

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