Flagging - the slightly different workaway experience

Since October I've been working in Canada for money - as a flagger, a person regulating traffic on the highway after accidents and during roadwork.

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Rural lifestyle and what it involves

The closeness to nature you get to live in Canada has influenced the lifestyle of the people a lot - and leads to a few differences to what I am used to in Europe.

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Silent night, holy night

(My) Christmas - far from home and in times of Corona.

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Sorting Cows and Pregnancy Checks

Even after the cattle has come home, there are still some things we have to do with them.

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Moving Cattle from the Summer Pasture

With the beginning of the cold season the cattle is brought home to the winter pasture.

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My first Thanksgiving

On the second Monday of October Thanksgiving is celebrated in Canada.

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Seven Pines Ranch

Seven Pines Ranch is a Working Ranch, where they not only breed cattle, but also dogs and Shetland ponies.


Eagles gotta fly

With the days getting shorter I switch from La Reata to Seven Pines Ranch in British Columbia.

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Wildfires, Hybrid cars and Recycling

The people of the plains have different worries and needs than what I am used from Germany.

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Open Rodeo, Kyle

On Saturday, our neighbours organised an open rodeo - the first rodeo of the season in this area.

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