We poop in a bucket!

Trip Start Jan 15, 2010
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Trip End Nov 09, 2010


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Huerta de Vida farm

Flag of Argentina  , Mendoza,
Sunday, February 7, 2010

Seriously.  Today is our day off, so were in town (a 2 mile walk).  This is just a short entry to let our world know we are alive and well.  We sleep in a tent, there is no electricity, no running water and we really do poop in a bucket attached to a toilet seat under a tree.  We work on a farm in the morning and evening (avoiding the heat of the day) and construction of a natural construction house during the day - making by hand the mud plaster.  Its an amazing site; well have photos later.  At the end of the day we bathe in a ditch!  Its cold, but it feels good.  More later, we need to get back for the best part of each day - siesta!!

Ciao!  -Jeff

(fyi, the town name is pronounced two-new-shawn)
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Bobby Plaster on

sounds like a nice place to visit, but not sure i would care to "live there", even for 3 wks.

Dusty on

You're pooping in a bucket, sleeping in a tent, and bathing in a ditch... and to think last week you wouldn't stay in a hotel because it had a little mold in it.

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bakpaknbizclass on

OMG, Dusty, we are ROTFLOAO to your comment!! Miss you, hope the new job is still shiny and isn´t losing any luster!!

cynthia tang on

can't wait for all the details!

Eric Shamban on

Do the pictures include pooping in a bucket??
Seriously, sounds incredible. I wait for more and more entries!!!
Miss you guys

Liz on

This will really make you appreciate home!

Levi on

Sweet! I'm sure there's a disgusting Dr. Suess rhyme in here some where...Can you sleep in a tent on a hill? Could we poop in a bucket and make it fill....

Have fun you little granola kids...

allan on

So Bedias is looking real good right about now.....

barbjh47@yahoo.com on

watch out for intestinal worms in those ditches and bacteria.

mackie on

good to hear......wondering about your wanderings.........

mom on

and bacteria in the ditch water, of course, that should make you get out of the water fast!! would love to see Tam with dirt under her fingernails, gosh Tam I just got home from pampering nails and toes:) !!! it sounds like a blast, good for you, me, oh no!! how do you like that little flashlight that hooks to you ball cap!!! bet it gets mighty dark at night!!! this will make a great book!!! love you xoxo

Bo on

When you coem back you can bath in Hamburgers pen and feel right at home

James on

I've been behind on your blog because of HP kicking back - and I have to admit, the title of this entry drew me right right in. Love the fact that you guys did the farm thing and helped in the building of something that will be there after you are gone.

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