For those of you that liked Rosie and Claire’s story, here is a second article they have written. They love to travel with host networks as well and in their case, they had a lot of experience of Wwoofing.
I’m not into this kind of work at all, so it is perfect to share this story from their perspective. I am sure many of you would love to do some work on a farm jobs but it is just not my style.
OK let’s check it out…..
Thanks facebook ID : Kit viva un. Who send the question ” How much work we have to do in exchange of foods and accommodation in Helpx and WWOOF? ”
Well , my answer is…It is depend on each host. If you get a kind and gentle host. Sometime they just need you as a company. But some host they considering you as a cheap labor!
10,000 miles journey begins with the first step.
if you are fear to begin with the host networks. Trust me! You are not alone! Well I have to confess that I was afraid to use host network to travel. I have heard about it from a couple who were waiting in the same queue as me when I was applying for a working holiday visa to Australia.
After a while I applied it and got accepted from the host in Byron bay , Australia. But the fear of uncertainty kept me away from her. I changed my plan and canceled that trip to stay in my comfort zone , working and saving money. Then I could travel when I have enough money.
When you register a new account on www.couchsurfing.org, you will notice this acknowledgement “couch surfing is not a dating site”. This was added in April 2011. Hmmmm…I wonder why they emphasize this… Let’s find out!!!
Have you ever dreamed of asking a stranger for a place to stay in your own country? Isn’t it a super weird situation?
Well, it really happened between me and Chris, the doctor.