- San Roque, Cadiz, Spain
- Sep 28, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022
Retired from government position in PharmaCare, Married in 2020 to Neil. We excitedly intend to find our way around the world discovering Home exchange opportunities. We wish to care for and experience these host homes and their communities as if we belonged. As much as is possible without knowing the languages fully!:-)
We recently experienced a beautiful non simultaneous exchange in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Gorgeous views and warm weather were a perfect remedy getaway from a cold wet fall back in Canada.
Exchanges to: France, Switzerland, Italy and Spain June to October 2016.
Quebec, Canada June 15 to July 20, 2017
Mexico, Italy, France, Portugual and Britain 2018.
Plants & Gardens,
Cycling / Mountain Biking,
Motorhomes / Caravans,
Yoga / Meditation,
Teachers / Education Professionals,
Medical & Healthcare Professionals,
Civil Service Professionals,
Artists / Entertainment Industry,
Banking / Finance,
Science / Research,
Communty Service VolunteersMoreLess
PharmaCare Policy Analyst and Milk Haul Truck Driver (Retired)
Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
Simultaneous Home Exchange
Weekend Home Exchange
Hospitality Exchange Offered
Hospitality Exchange Wanted
Smoking Not Allowed
No Children Please
Use of Personal Car is not possible
|Open to all dates||Portofino, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Italy | Porto, Portugal | Cádiz, Spain|
|Open to all dates||Mexico | Cuba|
|Open to all dates||Hawaii, United States | Melbourne VIC, Australia|
|Open to all dates||Open to all destinations|
|Sep 15, 2023 - Sep 30, 2023||Portugal|
Description of the home we are offering for exchange
Beautiful 3100 sqft comfortable executive home (3 queen bed bedrooms) overlooking eclectic and stunning views of Cowichan Bay, a popular destination seaside village boasting CitiSlow foods and artisans.
Our home offers not only incredible ocean and mountain views but also active heron rookery and estuary views. Swans, ducks,geese and many other water fowl can entice the most reserved birdwatcher.
Cowichan Bay is just 35 minutes drive north of Victoria, a coastal city of 300,000, situated at the southern end of Vancouver Island, a short ferry ride from Vancouver and the U.S.A. Victoria is considered one of the nicest cities in Canada only a short ferry trip from Vancouver/Whistler.
This working bay is busy with freighters, tugs and sailboats,with kayaking, hiking, fishing and whale watching opportunities.
Cowichan Bay is known for its CitiSlow foods - True Grain Organic bakery (http://www.truegrain.ca/) & ecoadventures.
House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence
Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area
The neighbourhood is quiet, with lots to look at- the working bay with ships and pleasure crafts scooting about. The heron rookery behind our homes in the ravine also offers some exciting wildlife action. The village is a short walk away where one finds all sorts of special shops and restaurants.
Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home
From or home, its a short distance to the Pub, restaurants, shops, kayak rentals, boat launch and marinas.
Our favourite restaurants
Cafés & bars
Special places to shop
Leisure and cultural activities
Walks or jogging paths
Health or fitness clubs
Interesting day trips
Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules
Please check our exchange preferences below
Use of Personal Car
Home Exchange Type
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