Monday, June 2, 2008

Chilcotin Holidays

Interview with Michaela Plew - achieving self development goals as a ranch volunteer

A trained homecare nurse from Germany, Mika Plew (30, Augsburg, Germany) has come to Chilcotin Holidays to improve her English and learn more about horses.

"I heard of Chilcotin Holidays through a Farmstay Agency that places volunteers in Canada. I wanted to experience the real Canadian wilderness that I had only read about and learn more about horses. These were my self development goals I wanted to achieve"
"Being a home care nurse in Germany for the past few years, I also wanted to explore the possibility of a career change. When I first arrived at the ranch, I helped worm the herd of 60 horses, repair fences, and I helped in the kitchen. I really wanted to learn how to ride western but to do this I knew I had to improve my English. With this in mind, I’ve taken on the kitchen intern position so I’ll learn more about running a wilderness lodge kitchen, and get plenty of opportunity to practice both my written and spoken English, ticking off my self development goals."

Chilcotin Holidays

About Chilcotin Holidays

We are a licensed guide outfitter and we conduct guided wilderness adventures throughout our 5,000 square km operating area. This guide area has been operational since 1880, making it the oldest in British Columbia. More about us HERE.

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