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WARNING: not all wwoof hosts are organic farmers! One case in Uruguay…

WWOOF originally stood for “Working Weekends on Organic Farms” and began in England in 1971. Today, WWOOF stands for World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (also known as Willing Workers on Organic Farms) (WWOOF). It is a network of national organizations … Continue reading

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Uruguay – Venus and Jupiter – Orion – Wind Storm and Full Moon – A spectacular welcome.

Traduire en français – Traducir en español My host picked me up mi-morning at the hostal where I was staying in Montevideo. His god-son recommended it to me. It was a “hippie-like” hostal full of travelers from all over the world. Dormitories … Continue reading

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Escondido em Londrina. Oct 2011 – Fev 2012

Hidden in Londrina… I got there a few days after my birthday, first week of October 2011. I had made the decision the first of the month to bring a change to my daily activities. I was in a negative … Continue reading

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Five months back into Brazil and into wwoofing (2011)

Traduire en français – Traducir en español Five months back into Brazil and into wwoofing. Almost wwoofing since I came back to Paraná more as a guest than a wwoofer. I had stayed in contact with Adrian and we had talked about … Continue reading

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Super wwoofing deluxe in Paraná

I arrived in Paraná three months ago, straight from Foz de Iguaçu, in a bus that took me directly to Rolândia. I arrived by 23h00 with almost four hours delay due to the custom agents that stopped us during a … Continue reading

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Interview in Pilar, Paraguay

Here is an extract of an interview by a volunteer of Peace Corps on a weekly radio program in Pilar, Paraguay. In Spanish only!

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Last woofing in Bolivia… What a sad situation! July 2010

This is it! I went to my last woofing site in Bolivia. Strange enough, this is not even any longer a member of the WOOF Independents. I did not know that until I arrived there. The owner, who I contacted … Continue reading

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Tarija, Valle de la concepcion – A week at Valle D’ Vino, June/July 2010.

¿Si no vino a tomar vino porque vino? “If you didn’t come to drink wine, why did you come?” Of course we loose the words play with the translation! The trip from Santa Cruz lasted 20 hours, 4 hours more … Continue reading

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Woofing in Bolivia – A farm in the tropic of Cochabamba

I arrived here on May 1st 2010, although it could have been a day or two earlier. It’s hard to keep track of time. From La Paz, I got a bus to Cochabamba, a nearly 12 hours ride. I spent … Continue reading

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Quellomayo, Valle de la Convencion, Peru. Woofing in a ghost village. February 2010.

Quellomayo, Valle de la Convención, between Santa María and Santa Teresa, on the Vilconota river, a few hours from the Machu Picchu by foot. Quellomayo, or what is left of it is located in a small valley about 1300 meters … Continue reading

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