Yes I’ve been back for a while, yes it’s been a while since I’ve written anything. It’s been a busy busy summer, but that doesn’t mean memories and stories stop buzzing around in my head. I found this experience one of the best ones in my year and a half away. Such an inspired way of being, the founder of Mountain Cleaners, Jodie Underhill came to India and saw what was wrong. Litter everywhere. But instead of just taking it in and letting it be, she’s actively doing something about it, and succeeding!
500 calves, more than 1000 cows milked every day for three months. Sun, rain and everything in between. Farm life; it’s time to go.
June 14th 2011, as Eugene drove onto a dirt road (not our favourite pass time, I might tell you, due to Eugene’s fragility and previous encounters with wobbly, dodgy, sandy roads…) I wondered if we were even going to make it to this new experience. Anyway, we got the job so off we gooooo…