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Visit to a real-life chena farm + Recipe for Sri Lankan spiced fish in coconut oil

SRI LANKA | Fri, 10 Jul 2015 | By madamemahsa | Views [2338] | Video

When travelling to unknown destinations they say to be prepared for anything. But the last thing I expected one morning in Sri Lanka was to find myself seated next to a machete and a firecracker in a handmade treehouse on a remote farm. My ... Read more >

Tags: chena, coconut, crops, farming, fish, hut, lake, millet, sri lanka, treehouse

Fiordland & Te Anau_HelpX-Experience#5

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 25 Jun 2015 | By boutdumonde | Views [384]

  Après 2 jours de précipitations (pluie ou neige selon les endroits) la route qui relie Fox glacier à Haast est réouverte. En route pour les 550km de montagne qui séparent Fox glacier de Te Anau dans les ... Read more >

Tags: farming, hicking

Lagging behind time

SRI LANKA | Sun, 18 Nov 2012 | By savysart_photography | Views [456]

The photos represents the simple yet content life lived by a farming family in the rural areas of Sri Lanka. Their lives lag behind in time, with no electricity, piped water or machinery. The nearest village has to be accessed through 5km of thick forest ... Read more >

Tags: culture, de silva, farming, jungle, life, rural, savan, sri lanka, village

Photos: My Scholarship entry - "Lagging behind time"

SRI LANKA | Sun, 18 Nov 2012 | By savysart_photography | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a young doctor from the wonderful island of Sri Lanka. I didn't have the opportunity to get my hands on a camera before the age of 25. Ever since, I wanted to buy a DSLR but it took me ages to find that kind of money, and now finally I own a Canon ... Read more >
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Tags: farming, life, rural, savan de silva, sri lanka, travel photography scholarship 2012, village

I survived the farm!!! (The farm survived me)

CANADA | Wed, 31 Aug 2011 | By boomerang | Views [441]

I lived! Thank you all for your concern. We ended up staying on the ranch for a month. Beda was soon to join Suzy and I on the farm, with the enticing lure of free food and booze, plus she got to drive a tractor! For anyone ever interested ... Read more >

Tags: farming, help exchange, horses

Hulk Hogan's Farm - Don't shoot me!!

CANADA | Wed, 31 Aug 2011 | By boomerang | Views [580]

We decide to head to a tree farm in the middle of nowhere to live and work for a month and wait for the snow. Time to experience a different side of Canada. Oh boy it's different. This is cowboy land, red neck country! It’s great! An 11 hour overnight ... Read more >

Tags: farming, help exchange

Ride Into the Past - Hoi An

VIETNAM | Sat, 6 Aug 2011 | By cornetto | Views [501]

Yet another adventure on the bicycles this time with Phat Tire Ventures in Hoi An. Thinh was our guide and he was just full of information that he wanted to share with us and a keen photographer as well! He hijacked our camera and took loads of great ... Read more >

Tags: bicycles, farming, hoi an, lantern, phat tire, pottery


INDIA | Mon, 4 Apr 2011 | By bonnie | Views [1252]

14th February Today the Himalayan Griffons ( Gyps himalayensis) are circling close to the village. This usually means a cow met its end overnight either by taking a tumble over a rocky ledge or through a leopard attack. The sky is leaden grey and ... Read more >

Tags: domestic duties, farming, khati, mountain village life, womens work

Cathcart, Eastern Cape

SOUTH AFRICA | Mon, 13 Jul 2009 | By alistair | Views [774]

I spent most school holidays with my Uncle, Aunt and cousins farm in the Cathcart district and my sister also married a local farmer, so I’ve been visiting for alternate Christmas holidays ever since. It’s like home from home for me, although I’ve ... Read more >

Tags: cathcart, farming

The Slow Life in Catalunya (Part Deux)

SPAIN | Tue, 27 May 2008 | By sstolper | Views [1218] | Comments [2]

I think my parents eat faster than me, but at the dinner table it never seems to be an issue. Here, though, I am consistently the only person left at the dinner table for 25 minutes on average. More on the food front: I am referred to as 'El Rey de la ... Read more >

Tags: culture, farming, food, history, work

The Slow Life in Spain

SPAIN | Sun, 18 May 2008 | By sstolper | Views [3086] | Comments [5]

I live in a village with an estimated 50-70 residents. It's called Les Piles de Gaia. My host does not seem to know where it comes from. That is neither here nor there. I am living with a family in rural Catalunya, an hour and a half outside of Barcelona, ... Read more >

Tags: family, farming, spain, work


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