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And so the real work begins!

Alfredo had two jobs that he wanted completing before I went on my way to my next Wwoofing place. The first was to clear the trees and invasive vegetation surrounding a pretty wooden cabin by his lake. This would take about 3 or 4 days. The second job was to prune the olive trees in […]

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A day at the beach

By the second day of my WWOOFing adventure the weather hadn’t improved, so we went to the beach! It did seem a tad counter intuitive but it was still really good fun :) We went Zambujeira do Mar and Azenha do Mar (‘do Mar’ just means by the sea), which are within the Alentejo Natural […]

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My rainy first day as a Wwoofer

I’m still alive! I haven’t been sold into the Portuguese slave trade – yet! For the first two or three days it rained here in Portugal so we didn’t have a lot to do. When it stopped raining for a bit, Alfredo, my host, showed us around his land, which is about 37 acres in […]

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I made it!

I made it! I successfully navigated through the airport, the bus system and the train system and I made it to my destination with no problems! Yippy! Here are some of the photos: This was taken on the platform at Faro train station. The station is quite small and very run down from the outside. […]

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