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12 octobre 2010

Road trip to Queensland and grape work

  After our three days work in Victoria we decided that we would have more luck finding work in Queensland... which is up North of Sydney :s We called up the national harvest line and managed to get a grape picking job up in Queensland. So we hopped in the car and drove off... 2000 km ! On our first day of the road trip, we took only track roads. It was pretty tough and after driving 9 hours, we had travelled only 500 kms ! We actually lost 100 kms at the end as well because the road we took was flooded. And I don't... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2010

First work experience in Australia

Very positive! We had the chance of working for a very kind farmer called Rowan. His wheat field contained some other crop close to wheat but not exactly wheat (i'm sorry Rowan, I cannot remember the name of the crop!). He needed to get rid of this crop in order to be sure that he could sell his harvest at a good price. So we had to walk through the fields to go spotting the "bad" crop and pull it out. I don't have the photos here to upload but i'll upload them next time so you can see the difference between the two crops.... [Lire la suite]
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