Tulips for days at the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens. I woke up really early to get to the gardens by 9am, located 90 minutes away from Rotterdam...Read More
I spent two weeks at a HelpX farm called Vinto Lindo, located just outside Cochabamba. It was nice to be out of the hustle-and-bustle of the city and work with my body in the garden, pulling weeds, getting calluses digging post holes, planting fruit trees, harvesting corn by hand, and sharing hour-long lunches with the other volunteers and our host.
I met some people that were very genuine souls: a Tim from France who made a killer Bechamel sauce (used in vegetable lasagna..nom nom), Caitlin from England who had been travelling South America for the past few months, and Anneliese from Canada who did advanced-level woodworking and knew a lot about permaculture from WWOOFing in New Zealand.
A lot of cherry tomatoes and some evening inspiration. And my dog, who was mostly a willing model. Poor guy sees my camera and just gives up. <3 My mom has had a garden since I can remember, and this year is especially bountiful. The Earth is good.
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