Wanderlust Wendy

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Workaway Success Tips for Hosts & Volunteers

workaway tips for hosts and volunteers

After our successful first Workaway experience in Uruguay, we had two less stellar encounters in Chile. We left both of them early. The first experience, at a homa-culture farm near Curacavi, Chile, I came down with a cold on the first night, and needed to sleep through the first morning to recover. I was then asked to leave to recover elsewhere, to contain my germs. The second experience, at a … Read more

Farmhouse Experience in Uruguay with Workaway

2019 is the year that we would put ourselves completely out of our comfort zone. This journey began in January with a 3-week stay at a permaculture farm with an American family in rural Minas, Uruguay. We found this family on Workaway, and this was our first experience with an Workaway host. Bonnie, the matriarch of the family, had provided detailed information on the living situation (a tent), that the … Read more