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WWOOFing Anywhere But Here Reviews
WWOOFing May 08, 2011
WWOOFing or World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, is a way I found to travel for very cheap, meet new people, experience real culture, and put some volunteering work on your CV.
Most countries have their own WWOOF organisation. It is very affordable to join. They then give you a list of all organic farms that are part of the scheme.
You can contact the farms to see if you can work on their farm, usually a few hours a day. I return they feed you and give you some where to sleep.
Some people stay for a week, some stay for a month. And everything is agreed in advance. There is no contract so if you don't like it there nothing to force you to stay. But from my experience this never happens and it is always a rewarding experience with interesting kind people.
WWOOFing allowed me to travel around Italy very cheap, saving on accommodation and experience local people's ways of life. Something you can do as a tourist.
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