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6 Things I Learned From Wwoofing

By Sarah In the past six weeks I have lived on two farms and had the exact kind of once-in-a-lifetime experiences I wanted to have when I left the US.  Despite living in Manhattan for the past four years, I … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser Rehab

By Sarah There are only remnants of blubber left on my tummy!  After four months of traveling with scarce exercise, massive meals with endless beer and wine (it’s amazing how you can justify unruly eating and drinking abroad by claiming … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: The Chicken and the Egg

By Sarah I still don’t know which came first, but I do know that every day around 10am one of the seven chickens on this “farm” lays an egg in Fran’s bed.  She seems to be drawn to the down … Continue reading

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Farm Day 8: Sayonara Tobarra!

by Sarah When I finished mucking out my last stall yesterday I threw up my pitchfork like a graduation hat. I´m sad to be leaving the farm but I do feel a sense of accomplishment like I´ve passed some sort … Continue reading

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Farm Day 7: The Romeos of Tobarra

On our first night in Tobarra our doorbell rang and when we opened la puerta a bald man, around 55-years-old, waltzed into our kitchen, grabbed the cheese grater we had been using and asked us when we wanted to come … Continue reading

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Tobarra Day 6: Fiesta during Siesta!

By Sarah I was unimpressed when I found out that the closest city to Tobarra, Albacete, was putting on “The 4th Largest Fair in Spain”. It reminded me of the Flight of the Conchords tagline, “The 4th Most Popular Folk … Continue reading

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Farm Day 4: The Beauty Salon

By Sarah Our training as My Little Pony stylists as kids is paying off dividends on the Tobarran farm. The only real difference between grooming the juvenile toys and the Spanish stallions is that the brushes are wooden instead of … Continue reading

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