Laura & Michael

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  • Travel information

    We are currently

    Travelling

    Our next destination:

    Santa marta (Santa Marta), Colombia - from Jun 2019
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  • Description

    We are a happy, healthy, adventurous married couple. We are willing to work hard and be helpful. In exchange we are looking to meet people, make friends and learn about other cultures! We want to spend the next ten years exploring the world and using our skills to be of service in the world. We are well educated, thoughtful, polite and respectful. Together we have four grown daughters.
    Laura is great at computers, technology, social media, gardening, animals, kids, cooking and cleaning. She spent her career working in mental health and animal welfare. Mike is a retired electrician and is very knowledgeable with general household/building repairs, gardening, carpentry, mechanics, construction and solar projects.

  • Interests

    Beach
    Nature
    Sailing / Boating
    Adventure sports
    Water sports
    Winter sports
    Fitness
    Outdoor activities
    Charity work
    Gardening
    Carpentry
    Animals
    Pets
    Languages
    Writing
    Books
    Music
    Blogging
    Technology
    Cooking & food

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  • Skills and knowledge we'd like to share or learn

    Some knowledge of:  

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Being an elderly companion
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Helping around the house
    Animal Care
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice
    Helping with Computers/ Internet
  • More details about your skills

    Laura is great at gardening, animals, kids, cooking and cleaning. She spent her career working in mental health and animal welfare. Laura is very good with technology and has professional experience with social media. Mike is a PADI Divemaster, retired electrician and is very knowledgeable with general household/building repairs, gardening, swimming pools, mechanics, construction and solar projects.
    We have experience managing a small hotel in Colombia while the owners were away on vacation for a few weeks. We greeted, checked-in and checked-out guests. We helped visitors find tours, transportation and fun local activities to enjoy. We also purchased groceries and cooked breakfast for up to 14 people. We worked well with the hotel staff to resolve the daily issues that come with an active hotel and kept guest satisfied.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Age

    53 & 55

  • Nationality

    United States

  • What else ...

    Mike is a blues harmonica and didgeridoo musician and loves motorcycling. Laura is a runner, gardener and lover of all people. Laura is also a certified hospice volunteer. We are both very healthy, strong and active. We love all animals too! Quiremos practicar nuestro español!!!!!

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      No allergies!

    • Special dietary requirements
      Laura doesn't eat meat.

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