Vineyard Work, Slovenia

Tasks:

  • Grass cutting and gardening, for both host and neighbouring families
  • Weeding and maintenance of lavender plants (grown for commercial purposes)
  • Removing old fencing from steep, overgrown land
  • Tree felling
  • Cutting and removal of large bushes and brambles, with hand tools only due to malfunctioning power tools
  • Moving kitchen units and other household furniture from one property to another
  • Clearing store rooms and rubbish removal
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We only worked at this location for two weeks, making it our shortest project. We found it through Work Away, an online exchange of work for food. Our hosts lived in an extremely remote area, and we have been unable to obtain comments from them since leaving Slovenia up until now.