From: United Kingdom
Australia, Japan, New Zealand
28/11/2019 - 24/05/2020
I am friendly and reliable, eager for new experiences throughout different countries and to meet and exchange knowledge and skills with others.
I have travelled extensively for 6 years in the past, around south east asia, middle east, central america, north america and Europe.
Whilst travelling I learnt my trade of leatherworking and macrame with semi precious stones. However I am taking a break from that to travel. My creations can be viewed online at www.zendeboutique.com.
I have experience working with horses. I grew up with horses and animals and worked riding racehorses and caring for horses. However havent ridden a horse for a couple of years now but am very comfortable around them.
I am an animal lover and love being in the nature. I also love the alternative music scenes in cities.
I am outgoing and willing to work on a variety of projects. I am a handy person with common sense and a good initiative.
I have a bit of a bad back so cannot do heavy lifting or work strenuous on the back.
I enjoy gardening with a purpose.. growing veggies and herbs.
I have previous experience with natural building and wwoofing on organic farms in Thailand and am pretty handy.
I have also volunteered at an eco resort hostel in turkey where i was welcoming guests, serving food and drinks and managing the bar area.
I have experience working in hospitality, from silver service at wedding receptions to making cocktails in a 1920's speakeasy style venue and other bars.
I have worked as a coffee barista too.
I have taught english in an informal manner in Turkey and to Tibetan refugees in India.
I have also worked on an orchard picking cherries,peaches, nectarines,raspberries.
I have also worked on a vineyard in champagne region of france.
I am a reiki practitioner and practise meditation.
I enjoy cooking and eating great food and the occasional good beer.
At other workaway placements i have done watering of gardens, planting veggies, sowing seeds, looking after chooks, cows, ridden horses, done painting and decorating, cooked dinners, cleaned house. Etc.
Practical details: I travel with a violin and have trekking sandals and hiking shoes. In australia I have my own car.
Persian (Farsi): Fluent
Special dietary requirements
Mostly Vegetarian but I eat fish