Laura

From: Belgium

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

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    Travel dates

    15/10/2018 - 31/08/2019

  • Badges

    Explorer
    Top Workawayer

  • Description

    Hi there!

    I'm Laura, I'm 20 years old and I'm from Antwerp, Belgium. I'm a sculpture student and construction enthusiast.
    In 2019 I took a year off in-between my studies and did 8 different workaway construction projects in France and Germany. Now that I've experienced the joy of traveling and working with other volunteers and hosts I'm hoping to continue this journey throughout my studies as well.

    So far i have experience in masonry, i know basic welding, a bit of woodwork, gardening, cooking and i spent about 4 weeks building walls until the only thing i saw when i went to bed was stones and stones and stones.
    I'm a very hands-on kind of person, i really enjoy getting into work, learning new skills and dealing with the inevitable struggles of manual labour. I learn quite quickly and i'm looking to improve my building skills, especially carpentry! I'm also interested in learning more about permaculture and sustainable living.
    The main joy i got out of my previous workaway experiences is the connections i made with people from all over the world. I hope i can continue connecting with new communities, sharing meals and stories and becoming a bit more open every day.

    If you need a helping hand and are willing to teach me your craft I would be absolutely happy to help you out in any way I can.
    Hope to see you soon!

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • What skills do you have?

    Construction: masonry, basic welding, woodworking, working with concrete, plastering walls
    House prep, cleaning and cooking
    Art: mold-making, drawing, sculpture, photography

  • Languages spoken

    Dutch is my native language, I also speak English fluently and am looking to improve my very basic knowledge of French.

  • Age

    20

  • Nationality

    Belgian

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      Recently turned vegetarian!

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